Media and Culture - Media and Culture Mass Cx a Critical Approach Culture and the Evolution of Mass Cx Communication-the creation and use of symbol

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Media and Culture Mass Cx a Critical Approach Culture and the Evolution of Mass Cx Communication-the creation and use of symbol systems that convey information and meaning Culture-the symbols of expression that individuals, groups, and societies use to make sense of daily life and to articulate their values Culture links individuals to their society, shared and contested values Mass media circulates these values Mass media-the cultural industries (channels of cx) that produce and distribute songs, novels, newspapers, movies, internet, and other cultural products to large numbers of ppl Mass communication-the process of designing cultural messages and stories and delivering them to large and diverse audiences through media channels as old as the printed book and as new as the internet. Oral and written eras in communication: 1000 B.C. to mid-fifteenth century -slow circulation -afraid written would make ppl lose the art of oral cx -new technologies cheapen public discussion and discourage face to face cx? The Print Revolution:
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This note was uploaded on 01/24/2011 for the course COMMRC commrc 054 taught by Professor Heatherliebling during the Fall '10 term at Pittsburgh.

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Media and Culture - Media and Culture Mass Cx a Critical Approach Culture and the Evolution of Mass Cx Communication-the creation and use of symbol

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