ALEC 350: Agriculture, the Environment & Science in the Media

Prereqs: Completion of ACE 1 and ACE 2 coursework.
Recommended for junior level students and above.
How agriculture, the environment, and science are covered in media by news media outlets. Use of framing theory as a foundation to understand why messages are crafted in certain ways, how and why news media portray topics and issues using certain metaphors and story lines. Creation of effective media messages related to topics using framing, how to handle and respond to media requests, and interact with members of the media.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom

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