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Mass Communication Uses & Effects

Mass Communication includes work on all forms of mass media, including television, print media, movies, video games and music for both entertainment as well as informational and persuasive purposes.

Students learn about the media selection process, motivations for using media and selecting one media form or content over another, and the individual and societal level effects of media use.

OSU's School of Communication is highly ranked in the study of broadcasting & media, television, and children and media.

Faculty who typically work with students in this area include: