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Will The Public's Desire For Alternate Reality Bring About Change?

The recent Global Financial Crisis left millions of people around the world with a sour taste in their mouths after they suffered financially and socially. Subsequently many people have held the government and the rich, otherwise known as the one percent, responsible. 819 more words

Media And Communication

Let the Masses Go!

Last week, in the Public Texts core course, we discussed deception and manipulation in mass culture. Horkheimer and Adorno, in their essay on “The Culture Industry” critique mass culture because, they claim, it discourages the mass audience to think critically. 488 more words

Don't Panic

The Power Is Still On For TV

Alright, I promise no more posts referencing to the Daily Show this week. But Jon Stewart has been on a roll and this story is just too good to pass up. 395 more words

Mass Media

Finding an Audience (Ch. 11)

Even if your journalistic skills are on par with some of the best in the field, lack of an audience means that your words are essentially shot into a vacuum. 214 more words

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