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Unformatted text preview: Comm 121 4/14/08 Exam april 28 People, Enviroment, Messages How has film changed over the years? How is film likely to change in the near future? How do people handle these changes? Film Genres (examples) Comedy| Drama| Documentary| Docudrama| Sci Fi Blurring of: Enviroment Technology Meaning What factors influence our understanding? As film becomes more portable Who pays for it? How do producers/creative people get paid? How powerful does the medium become? Marshall McLuhan The content of new media is that of old media We are not aware of our environments Convergence and the internet History Social use Future The internet was formed with 3 things in mind It was modeled on the telephone system as a meanse of wired communication It was to be a redundant system It was built with trust in mind Internet started in the 1960 Developed by the U.S. department of defense; advanced research project Agency (ARPANET)Developed by the U....
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