When deadlines loom, impromptu meetings can take place anywhere in the Julie Chen/Leslie Moonves and CBS Media Center at the USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism.
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News Media and Society Minor

The News Media and Society minor is an exciting program that gives USC students an understanding of how the news media work in the United States. The minor explores myths about the media, explains who they are, how they work and what they do right and wrong. It illustrates why the media are important in a democratic society where citizens depend on the free and unfettered flow of information. The program benefits students by giving them an understanding of how media influence their lives on a daily basis. 

The News Media and Society minor consists of 24 units.

Core Courses:
JOUR 201     Culture of Journalism: Past, Present and Future
COMM 371  Censorship and the Law: From the Press to Cyberspace 

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