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Few people who “just Google it” to find an answer to their every question understand just what the company does (and why). Through this course, you'll join the minority that really gets it.

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Weekly topics

Week 1: The Age of Google
  • Introduction: Why study Google and the media?   
  • Search and Research
Week 2: Google and Publishing 
  • Google and News
  • Google and Books
Week 3: Google and Advertising
  • How and Why the Magic Works
  • Advertising Personalization and Privacy
Week 4: Google and Video
  • Google, YouTube, and You
  • YouTube (and Google) and the News
Week 5: Google and Mobile
  • Google and Smartphones
  • Google and "Wearable"
Week 6: Google, Social Media, and Privacy
  • Google's Social Circle
  • The Private, The Public, and the Politic(s)


  • Owen Youngman - Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications

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Northwestern University is an American university located in Evanston (just north of Chicago), in the US state of Illinois. It is one of the most prestigious universities in the world, particularly for journalism, economics and theatre. The university has two campuses, one in Evanston (the main campus) and one in downtown Chicago.




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