COM400.1 Chinese Media and Mass Communications (Fall, Spring)

This is an introductory course on Chinese media and mass communications designed to provide students with necessary knowledge of the history, development, organizations, operations and management of Chinese media. The course will focus on helping students understand the system and culture of Chinese media together with the major critical issues that are discussed in contemporary Chinese media and communication field, such as journalism and politics, media and commercialization, freedom of the press, etc. Media professionals from various media outlets will be invited as guest speakers to share their views and interact with students in this course.

Department: Communications

Locations: Beijing, Tsinghua

Semesters: Fall, Spring

Credits: 3