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Media, Politics and Society (ADXS001)

Produced collaboratively with the British Film Institute, this Open University online short course explores the relationship between media, politics, and society. This course will enhance your understanding of the relationship between media, politics, and society; the impact of the media on politics and society; and how this relationship translates to outcomes in society. You'll explore key themes of propaganda, moral panic, media and memory, and fake news, topped and tailed by an introduction to media theory, and media and its impact on democratic politics. By the end of the course, you'll be able to better understand the key cultural and political dynamics that impact your everyday life.

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