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TERMS Mechanical Reproduction – Walter Benjamin, reproduction of media over time can alter meaning and value, saves art from its “parasitical dependence on ritual”, different views over time shatter original “aura”, helped along by technological advances, ultimately helps progression of diverse beliefs and destruction of initial dominant ideology. Culture Industry – Adorno/Horkheimer, popular culture is similar to a mass-production industry, making masses passive by pumping out same/similar ideas and pieces, propagating the dominant ideology, culture not only mirrors society but helps in its shaping, minimizes the individuality and identity of the consumer, culture industry would never permit a groundbreaking artwork to emerge and distrupt the status quo. Cultural Capital – Bourdieu, way to describe culture and the media’s effect on the consumer, 3 states: embodied (tied into consumer’s character and way of thinking, both inherited and personally acquired), objectified (ownership of capital, can physically own something but must
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