Hide Advanced Options
Courses - Fall 2023
Information Studies
Records Scandals & Data Vandals: Public & Private Sector Controversies Ripped From The Headlines
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Expressly organized around case studies about well-known individuals and organizations involved in scandals and controversies that have generated headlines around the world. It places these events in a larger historical, legal, technological, ethical and societal context. Drawing upon contemporaneous records in a variety of media, as well as presentations from invited speakers representing the greater archival, historical, and public interest communities, the course seeks to deepen students' appreciation of the role that records and information plays in issues going to the heart of government transparency, corporate accountability, and social justice.