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Unformatted text preview: communication that carry messages to widespread audiences. Narcotizing dysfunction The phenomenon in which the media provide such massive amounts of information that the audience becomes numb and fails to act on the information, regardless of how compelling the issue. 3 Opinion leader Someone who influences the opinions and discussions of others. Stereotype An unreliable generalization about all members of a group that does not recognize individual differences within the group....
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This note was uploaded on 04/28/2011 for the course SOC 100 taught by Professor Tba during the Fall '08 term at University of Hawaii, Manoa.
- Fall '08