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Introduction to Media Studies December 6 2011
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Problem : instantaneous photographs and newspaper enterprises have invaded the sacred precincts of private and domestic life “What is whispered in the closet shall be proclaimed from the house-tops” 195 “Gossip…has become a trade” – to satisfy a “prurient taste and occupy the indolent” Proposal : right of the individual to be left alone should be extended to cover not only writing, but also conduct, conversation, attitudes or facial expression Current Legal Norm in United States both the common law and the literal understanding of privacy encompass the individual’s control of information concerning his or her person
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User-Generated Content: a brief Chronology America’s Funniest Videos 1990 Real World 1992 Citizen Journalism (late 90s - Seattle WTO Protests, 1999) My Space 2003 Paris Hilton Sex tape 2004 YouTube 2005 everyone has an audience your life is chronicled and archived Expectations of privacy are generational
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Audiences and Expectations of Privacy Audiences and Expectations of Privacy If every participant in a communicative act has an imagined audience, what assumptions do we make about:
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