comm1.0304

comm1.0304 - Comm1 Mullin 3/4/08 Mass Communication...

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Comm1 Mullin 3/4/08 Mass Communication (contd.) Societys influence on media Meadia systems differ greatly from society to society Cultural and political view important Government influence: In the us influence on content is very limited First amendment gives protection for speech Still, some examples of govt influence: ban on broadcast indecency Indecency has to be excretory or nudity, talk about or show things in a crude way Doesn’t monitor television but if consumer or group sees they file complaint and then FCC looks into it Childrens advertising and educ tv rules V-chip requirement – computer chip designed for television sets designed to help parents to screen out certain things on TV, program it according to ratings Raising eye-brows at media industry – hold hearings about issues like tv violence In other countries it can be censured outright Technological influence: Recording and time-shifting ability (VCR, DVR/TIVO, pod-casting)
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This note was uploaded on 04/23/2008 for the course COMM 1 taught by Professor Mullin during the Winter '07 term at UCSB.

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