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Just a city boy..

named Alec Barnett. I’m a freshman here at Trinity University, and I am enjoying all of the experiences. I have an older brother who goes here that is a senior, so Trinity is already familiar to me. I come from … Continue reading

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Mad Men clip referenced in upcoming reading

Before you do Monday’s reading, you should take six minutes to watch the infamous “Carousel scene” from the first season of Mad Men. This clip is referenced throughout the reading. The embedded version is from Vimeo, and you can also … Continue reading

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Things to do for COMM 2302 before we meet on Friday (8/26)

As noted in this morning’s class, you should do the following things for COMM 2302 before we meet on Friday. It looks like a long list, but most of these tasks are relatively quick. Order the required texts and readings. … Continue reading

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Required texts and readings

Please note that you can avoid paying shipping fees and get your books via 2-day shipping if you set up a free Amazon Prime account. College students can get Amazon Prime free for six months via Amazon Student. The following books … Continue reading

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Welcome to COMM 2302. Media Interpretation and Criticism

In this course, you will develop an understanding of and ability to apply communication theories regarding aesthetics, interpretation, and criticism. We will investigate a range of media including print, film, television, and videogames. From theories about semiotics and narrative structure … Continue reading

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