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Introduction to Mass Communication (MC 2000 section 1) Craig M. Freeman LSUMC2000@GMAIL.COM www.cae.lsu.edu/default.asp www.mhhe.com/rodman
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Big Story Campaign Cash 6 th District Qualifiers Bye Bye Sean
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Best Story Basketball TV
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Blockbuster Books Tension between blockbuster books that make money and “important” books of lasting value Literature vs. Domestic Novels Harry Potter Publishers offset large investments through the sale of subsidiary rights to filmmakers, paperback publishers, book clubs, foreign publishers, and product producers
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Developing Media Literacy Skills The Lessons of Harry Potter Phenomenal reception of Harry Potter books suggests these works have broad appeal and are something very special Claims of the “rebirth of the book” and a “reverse in the decline of reading by young people” rose with publication of each book
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Developing Media Literacy Skills The Lessons of Harry Potter Harry Potter banished aliteracy —people who possess the ability to read but are unwilling to do so The success (and profitability) of this well- written, thoughtful, high-quality content contrasts with what critics contend is a steady decline in quality in other media Harry Potter shows audience with heightened expectations can have those expectations met
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Books and Their Audiences Censorship A book is censored when someone in authority limits publication of or access to it Books often targeted for censorship because of their influence as cultural repositories and agents of social change Book publishers’ obligations to industry and to themselves demand they resist censorship
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Books and Their Audiences Among the library and school books most targeted by modern censors in the U.S. are: Harry Potter The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn To Kill a Mockingbird Of Mice and Men The Color Purple The Goosebumps series In the Night Kitchen
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Books and Their Audiences 1,607—sexually explicit 1,427—offensive language 1,256—unsuited to age group 842—occult/ Satanism 737—violence Between 1990 and 2000, more than six thousand books banned because: 515—promotes homosexuality 419—promotes religious viewpoint 317—nudity 267—racist 224—offers sex education 202—antifamily
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These early newspapers were written on tablets and posted on walls after Senate meetings. A. Corantos
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