Blake B 116
1 College Circle Geneseo, NY 14454
Rachel Thibault has been a member of the Geneseo faculty since 2012.
Fall 2014 Classes
COMN 251: Mass Media & Society
This course assesses the evolving and dynamic relationship between mass media and society. Particular attention is paid to how mass mediated messages can define social and cultural realities and the
interplay of social influences on these messages. By applying theoretical concepts, students critically examine how mass media function in various contexts, from local communities, national industries and politics, to global systems. Current and past research perspectives are discussed and analyzed. Prerequisites: COMN 160. Offered every fall