Media History and Social Regulation

Module code: MS7501

Module co-ordinator: Dr Vincent Campbell

Module Outline

Module 2 discusses key features and developments in media history, focusing on the histories of print and audio-visual media. The module examines issues in the debates that govern scholarly, ethical and political thinking about the actual or desired relationship of media to public life and considers the relative significance and benefits of private, public and mixed-ownership media.

Teaching and Learning Methods

Module unit exercises, independent research, written module guides and tutor input including feedback on assignments.


  • Written assignment, 2,000-3,000 words (100%)