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New Orleans

Media Ethics in a Changing Technological Landscape
JOUR 575
Cynthia Joyce, Assistant Professor of Journalism
January 2 – 16, 2013
Undergrad Course Fee  $1795 (resident), $1995 (non-resident)
Graduate Course Fee  $1995 (resident), $2095 (non-resident)                       


• Listen to lectures from new media entrepreneurs
• Visits to LaunchPad, other sites from the “Silicon Bayou,” classrooms and courtrooms to better understand the role the city plays in the innovation of addressing social issues
• Tour the $12 billion federal flood protection system
• Explore media ethical issues in a town where media transitions are occurring
• Experience the food and fun in historic New Orleans


Students will explore the ins and outs of New Orleans in a time of media transition.  Through dining and music students will better understand the importance of this facet of American culture and cuisine.


This course is for journalism students.  Marketing, African American studies, public policy leadership, sociology, Southern studies, business and accounting students may find the course interesting.


January 3-12 students will be in New Orleans, and January 14-16 the students will meet on the Oxford campus.


Students will make their own arrangements to and from New Orleans.  Group ground transportation will be provided while on site.

How much?

Program cost is $1795 (undergraduate) and $1895 (graduate) for resident and $1995 (undergraduate) and $2095 (graduate) for non-resident students.  Included in the cost are tuition, housing, museum admissions and tours.  Excluded from the cost are the Study USA application fee, meals, airfare, individual airport transfers, and personal spending money.

For more information about specific programs or the application process, contact Laura Antonow, Program Director for Study USA at or (662) 915 6511.

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