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Media Industries And Video Production

In this course students will learn about the key print, radio, TV, and online outlets in Canada along with the key companies involved and the factors that drive and influence what the media cover. A wide range of media-related issues will be explored including foreign ownership, regulation, audience measurement, censorship, consolidation, and journalistic integrity. From the varying topics, students will develop an informed understanding of Canada's media industries and gain insight into potential careers in those businesses. The course also examines the role, use, history, and resurgence of music videos. Students will learn the process undertaken in video creation and will be taught basic production skills in order to make a video for online use.