Unformatted text preview: cannot side with critiques per say. Just because it is the best way to go about something, the Kony 2012 campaign was meant for good and has generated so much attention and scrutiny of this specific issue. Without it would people be examining this at all? Probably not. The thing is that anything picked up as mass or popular culture is not going to be received for all its complexities by a wide audience. With an audience of 100,000+ people, they will generally understand an overview of the story. Few would have known the story prior to the campaign and some still don’t know. From the people who now know, not many will do extra research and look into the issue. Kony 2012 was aimed to have people pay attention to this problem so it could be fixed. To that respect they did as much as they could. If I had to take on an issue that barely anyone knew about and tried to make the world pay attention, I’d say they’ve done a pretty good job....
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- Spring '12
- Critique, English-language films, 2000 albums, Thing