CS260 midterm.docx - Chapters 1,2,6,9,10 Information Answers page 3.3.5 pages double space focus of questions is the overlap of readings Videos we

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Chapters: 1,2,6,9,10 Information: Answers page 3.3.5 pages double space focus of questions is the overlap of readings Videos we watched, group work Read chapter discussion questions - they are good starting points for writing your paper Study tips: Respond to discussion at the ends of each chapter Look for overlap between readings and lectures Review our class discussions Know authors Demonstrate you have done the readings - need to know the authors; know the excerpts DEFINTIONS: Communication: all the ways we interact with each other and the world around us o How the world interacts o Messages are transmited -> given and received o Need sign and signals i.e traffic lights have different meaning o It creates relationships but setting aside differences and similarities Makes process’s quicker o Done through multiplatform – speech, text, electronics o Culture is constantly shifting in a globalized world Culture: set of shared values, ideologies, beliefs practices, -> makes a group unique o Culture is significant, because it shapes identity o Cultures is a normative center, it defines and use and implies difference o It gives a shared sense of belonging Policy: set of rules or regulations/ guidelines o Policies are set because institutions/government/individual deals with issue The steps they must make to create change Policies have commercial or cultural goals Media is a vessel for culture, because it holds our stories and debates MEDIA INDUSTRIES IN CANADA: FOR PROFIT: o Intended to make $$ o Commercial o Consumer Need to profit at some point, encourage economic growth For Culture: o Public broadcasters o govt. funding o Citizens Include Canadian culture to differentiate among others, and our own uniqueness MEDIA POLICY IN CANADA: Consider
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o Media as PRODUCT Media as a product is either a product or advertising. Product such as CD, or a tangible item Advertising is when you pay for a subscription i.e. sell time slot for profit How there are factors that affect media – demographic, culture, location and how it is utilized o Process PRODUCTION Who, where and how the media is made; How there are factors that affect media – demographic, culture, location and how it is utilized o The social and economic environment Political, cultural and social issues that can affect the process of media creation o Market failure There is a notion that in Canada due to our small markets we cannot support enough of our domestic media to make adequate profts We need to try to maximize audience and consumption o Supply and demand Used throught incentives and regulations o Quality and quantity Media: o Public good - commodity consumed and media for the public good Jurgen Habermas states that media is the public good, it allows people who do not have a word, to have speak up against what is incorrect – looked at the time during religious rule o
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