Rethinking Political Media's Elitism

Rethinking Political Media's Elitism

"Drawing on yet another abandoned area of mid-20th century sociology, this talk makes the theoretical case for reclaiming inquiry into the "Power Elite" in Communication and suggests how we might begin doing so through a mixed-method approach combining qualitative methods, inductive approaches to computational data, along with what I call "unexpected data" (as diverse as invitations to social events, "secret listservs," and news buildings)."

Group(s): Fourth Estate
Organizer University of Wisconsin-Madison Journalism and Mass Communication Dept.
"Ours is one of the oldest journalism and mass communication programs in the United States. The school’s founder, Willard G. Bleyer, first offered instruction in journalism at Wisconsin during the 1904-05 academic year. We’ve honored Bleyer’s legacy for over a century, providing real-world preparation, with curriculum that is a near-equal ...

"Ours is one of the oldest journalism and mass communication programs in the United States. The school’s founder, Willard G. Bleyer, first offered instruction in journalism at Wisconsin during the 1904-05 academic year. We’ve honored Bleyer’s legacy for over a century, providing real-world preparation, with curriculum that is a near-equal mix of practical training and enrichment courses. "

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When?

Fri, Nov. 9, 2018
3:30 p.m. - 5 p.m.
(GMT-0600) US/Central

Where?

University of Madison-Wisconsin
329 Union South 1308 W. Dayton St.
Madison, WI. 53715-1149
United States of America

From Madison: Head west on University Ave toward N Brooks St, Turn left onto N Brooks St, Turn left onto W Johnson St, Turn left onto N Lake St to the campus.