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Media Material culture : everything that is part of our constructed environment. Media: any format that communicates information. Books posters web pages clay tablets radio Mass media : any form of media that reaches the mass of the people. Refection Theory Reflection Theory : material culture is a mirror that reflects our social realities. But are we the mirror of culture? Media innovations in past 80 years Radio, motionpictures, recorded music, television, internet
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Unformatted text preview: “ Screen time ”: time spent using tv, computers, video games, etc. All kids under 6 average 2 hours per day. Ages 8-18: 6 hours per day Effects of increased screen time. Greater chances of violent behavior, drug use, obesity, early sexual activity. Benefits from educational shows and access to information. Same show, different cultures. Kitchen nightmares...
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