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Unformatted text preview: Can’t think for self Everyone reacts differently Tina Fey & Sarah Palin parody Mass Society theory Media create a homogenous society We all get same info/think the same Overly simplistic/neglect individual differences Media-reader interaction Message + own beliefs/ideology Political socialization Particular systems Cumulative effects D vs R Lots of messages Cultivation theory Media has mainstream effect What is shown is middle (no extreme views) Bring us to happy medium Conservative bias Not good for the public 3. Croteau & Hoynes argue that “all TV, in fact, in political.” Identify a tv program you watch and explore its politics Modern Family: gay marriage, multiculture family...
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- Spring '12
- Sarah Palin, McCain white vs, tv vs radio, Mass Society theory Media, Nixon different portrayals