Minor, Media and Politics
The minor in media and politics enables students to understand better how politicians, diplomats and policy-makers influence, and are themselves influenced by, the media in its myriad forms and formats. It also introduces students to the ideological and political implications of the representations that the mass media generate.
The minor is offered jointly by Northwestern University in Qatar and the Georgetown School of Foreign Service in Qatar. It capitalizes on the strengths of both universities to provide students with an enhanced understanding of the role of mass communication in political, diplomatic and policy-making processes, as well as the role of politics in the shaping of mass media products and policies.