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Comm 371 Lecture notes - Comm371Lecturenotes 13:55:00...

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Comm 371 Lecture notes 05/01/2011 13:55:00 1/5/11     - Studies of the ways social and cultural changes show up in the media in the 20 th  & 21 st  centuries - Media  Society Culture TV is a prime way to track social changes Problematic: only seen as entertainment, not serious How have academics studied these changes? TV manipulates and exploits social problems What is the impact of new forms of mass entertainment/communication on  American society? o The sociology of  mass  communication Radio Media of Communications: mass communications - social change in conditions of modernization - media were/are modern  - 1920s/1930s   radio emerges - 1950s/1960s   television emerges -1970s   television begins to be studied, seen as powerful and influential Culture: Media studies Television 1/24 lecture: ISR: independent social research
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Frankfurt funded by wealthy business men Critical Theroy:  Autonomy   self regulated, make your own laws, a free individual who freely  chooses the principles that will govern and regulate your life o Critical research Heteronomy   to be subject of the rule of another o Administrative research From Frankfurt school, we get mass culture, mass entertainment, and the  industrialization of communication and entertainment Mass culture   Europeans left Europe due to the upcoming political war. They 
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