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Unformatted text preview: media shapes the public or the public shapes the media. The passive outlook states that the stories of the media are actually a mirror of the people, which he goes on to agree with. The active stance is that the media molds the public into what it wants. We just go home and watch entertainment, whether it’s good or not. He combines the two theories in his own view and says that we do not really care what we watch; it has no impact on us. He says that the human race just want to be diverted....
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This note was uploaded on 04/10/2008 for the course HIST 1733 taught by Professor Olberding during the Spring '08 term at The University of Oklahoma.
- Spring '08