Professor Fraser is a specialist in the media and entertainment industries whose research focuses on the cultural, economic, political and social impact of the internet and online social networks such as Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. His most recent book, Throwing Sheep in the Boardroom, examined the impact of online social networks on social interaction, organizational behavior, and political mobilization. He is also the author of Weapons of Mass Distraction: Soft Power and American Empire. Before joining The American University of Paris faculty he was a newspaper columnist, editor-in-chief and television host in Canada. He occasionally contributes to international media such as the BBC, CNN, The Guardian and New York Times on issues related to media and France.
Institut des Amériques
The role of the Web and online social networks in civil engagement, election campaigns, political mobilization and protest. The impact of the Web on existing models of media and information production, the emergence of new models of journalism, and their impact on established media, political and economic elites.
|Spring 2016||CM2012||JOURNALISM II|
|Spring 2016||CM2023A||ONLINE SOCIAL NETWORKS|
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|Fall 2016||CM1023B||INTRO TO MEDIA & COMMUNICATION STUDIES|
|Fall 2016||CM2003||MEDIA INDUSTRIES: STRATEGIES, MARKETS & CONSUMERS|
|Fall 2016||CM5062||DIGITAL MEDIA WRITING PRACTICUM|
|Fall 2016||EC2003||MEDIA INDUSTRIES: STRATEGIES, MARKETS & CONSUMERS|