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Unformatted text preview: connotative and denotative meanings; tonal quality; hate speech, politically correct speech, culture wars, double speak: euphemisms, jargon, bureaucratese or gobbledygook, puffery, disinformation: white, black propaganda Human communication: psychological barriers: selection attention, perception, retention, noise, redundancy. Mass communication: definition; magic bullet theory , persuasion, agenda setting, norms & culture; modeling; apathy. Marshall McLuhans theories. Four theories of the press; Controls of information: Source; Government and Legal; Societal Control; Media Control; Advertiser Control. The First Amendment: 43 words; the philosophies that created its development; what each section of the amendment does; what accelerated the development of those freedoms; Alien and Sedition Acts. All DVDs shown....
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This note was uploaded on 04/28/2009 for the course JOUR 1020 taught by Professor Edkimbrell during the Fall '08 term at Middle Tennessee State University.
- Fall '08