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Larson, Christine M Assistant Professor

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Research

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  • Larson studies media equality and public discourse, seeking ways to advance social justice and more democratic representation of voices contributing to the cultural conversation. She does this by analyzing the impact of digital technologies and business models on media businesses and cultural and creative labor. She is interested in how production logics and media economics favor particular workers or types of content, and how these forces shape the public's understanding of the world.

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  • media industries, media production, social network analysis, media equality, feminism, inequality, business models, digital technologies

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Teaching

courses taught

  • JRNL 2000 - Writing for the Media
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018 / Spring 2019 / Fall 2019
    Introduces students to writing news for a range of news media platforms, including print / online, broadcast, social media and more, and teaches them how to use the appropriate grammar and style conventions for those media types. Also introduces students to various types of stories, from breaking news to features to profiles, and to basic reporting skills. Students encouraged to take concurrently with JRNL 2001.
  • JRNL 2001 - Fundamentals of Reporting Technologies
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018
    Develops news-gathering skills for work in news enterprises. Students learn skills for working with technologies used in news reporting and in storytelling for various media formats. Students are introduced to a range of technologies for recording, editing and producing. Students encouraged to take concurrently with JRNL 2000.
  • JRNL 4002 - Reporting 2
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018
    Assumes mastery of basic reporting and writing skills. Students produce more sophisticated stories on a variety of topics.
  • JRNL 4802 - Feature Writing
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018 / Spring 2019 / Fall 2019
    Provides practice in writing freelance articles. Considers types, sources, methods, titles, illustrations, and freelance markets. Students submit work for publication. Same as JRNL 5802.
  • JRNL 5802 - Feature Writing
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018 / Fall 2019
    Provides practice in writing freelance articles. Considers types, sources, methods, titles, illustrations, and freelance markets. Students submit work for publication. Same as JRNL 4802.

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