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First Week!

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Hello Students of 1165!

Welcome to the class, and welcome to Mass Media! We’re going to have a great time so strap in! Let’s do this!!!!

In this first post you will receive PLENTY OF INFORMATION… so please read all of it.

Here are your syllabus & blog assignment files:

Spring 16 MM Blog Assignment

Spring 16 MM Monday Syllabus

Your “TA” will be emailing you within the next day or so… check your Brooklyn College email or the email you have registered with the school. If you have not heard from your TA by Thursday email JESS, the in-class TA — her email is on the syllabus.

Create your blog at wordpress.com — very simple 4 steps!

When your TA emails you, you give them your blog address.

For your first week:

Readings – Rodman’s Mass Media in a Changing, please read chapters 1 & 2.

For your first blog post:

Read the two articles below -http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2015/09/the-coddling-of-the-american-mind/399356/


If the links do not work, here they are in PDF format.

How Trigger Warnings Are Hurting Mental Health on Campus – The Atlantic

Stand-Up Comics Have to Censor Their Jokes on College Campuses – The Atlantic

What to Write About?

See the blog assignment document.

That’s about it!

Thanks and looking forward to the semester!


Professor Dunphy



  1. mttsntr says:

    Hi professor, I think you added me into this email chain by mistake. I was in the class last semester. Thanks, Matt Santora

    Sent from my iPhone



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