Fake News, Free Speech & Democracy In South Asia

Eugene Lang College Lib Arts: Journalism & Design

Liberal Arts

Undergraduate Course

Degree Students

Fake News/Free Speech/S.Asia

Spring 2022

Taught By: Anjali Khosla

Section: A

CRN: 11630

Credits: 4

This reading-intensive course examines the history of journalism practices on the lands that make up modern-day India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Nepal, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Bhutan, and the Maldives. Through a variety of texts, guest Q&As, presentations, screenings, and group discussions, we will consider historical and contemporary topics of concern to press and public in the region, including free speech, censorship, misinformation, internet access, funding models, social media, colonial legacies, and identity-based discrimination and violence. We will study Western reporting practices in the region, as well as diasporic South Asian publications and journalists.

College: Eugene Lang College Lib Arts (LC)

Department: Journalism & Design (LLSJ)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Max Enrollment: 18

Add/Drop Deadline: February 6, 2022 (Sunday)

Online Withdrawal Deadline: April 17, 2022 (Sunday)

Seats Available: Yes

Status: Closed*

* Status information is updated every five minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 10:33am 5/19/2022 EDT

Meeting Info:

Days: Tuesday

Times: 9:00am - 11:40am

Building: Johnson/Kaplan 66 West 12th

Room: 601

Date Range: 1/25/2022 - 5/10/2022