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Unformatted text preview: o We invest those appropriated materials with various personal and subcutultural meanings-The mass media doesnt make you violent destructive, creative or sociable, it provides you with raw materials to construct fantasies-Popular culture is only one influence on our childs imagination-Real life triumphs media images all the time-Need to engage in rational conversation about the nature of the culture children consume-We are in a current moral panic over childrens culture because o We fear adolescents o Adult fears of new technologies See online time as socially isolating Online world offers an alternative support network o Increased visibility of youth culture-Banning violent video games and signs isnt going to help o They are symbols, not causes...
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This note was uploaded on 11/08/2009 for the course COMM 300 at USC.