East Asia notes - media shapes the public or the public...

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G. Leibniz-linguist who thought Chinese language looked like ideograms-ideas and not words
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Kyle Burns 112177325 Canino Engl 1213 Annotated Bibliography Gans, Herbert J. “The Story-Tellers and the Storry-Sellers: Do They Shape Audience Taste or Give the Audience What It Want?” The Washington Post. 2 February, 1978 <http://www.lexisnexis.com.ezproxy1.lib.ou.edu/us/lnacademic/results/docview/docview.do? 292501&cisb=22_T1964292500&treeMax=true&treeWidth=0&csi=8075&docNo=1> This newspaper article reviews the “passive” and the “active” points of view on whether the
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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 its 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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