Unformatted text preview: A process of legitimization takes place as media consumers are continually provided with information that supports the validity of existing class relations. This perspective is sometimes referred to as hegemony theory – the view that the media are instruments of social control and are used by members of the ruling classes to create “false consciousness” in the working classes....
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This note was uploaded on 11/08/2011 for the course SCIE SYG2000 taught by Professor Bernhardt during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.
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