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Unformatted text preview: The Legal System According to Hollywood 1 Why is this relevant? As managers and business owners we are exposed to the legal system Most people, even business managers and owners, have no first-hand legal system experience How do they know what to expect? The publics perception of the legal system affects us Getting sued Suing others Negotiating legal issues Hollywood adds unnecessary noise to the legal system Being aware of the publics perception is key Jurors are a representation of the general public Cultivation Theory Professor George Gerbner, University of Pennsylvania Pioneered during the early 1960s while implementing his cultivation analysis research method Television has significant, long-term affects on viewers Cultivates attitudes consistent with media conjured versions of reality vs. actual reality Attempts to show how television cultivates a homogenous outlook on life Heavy television viewers experience a constant imagery that blends with everyday experiences Cultivation Example...
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