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messages from the Government. Over time, the relationship with the media became
skeptical and is now considered to contain a more accurate balance of information. There
have been many changes in the view society has of governing bodies, This skepticism can
even be extended as to how the media is representing itself politically or even challenging the
status quo by voicing the ideas of groups outside of the governing elite.
Music, entwined into the Australian spirit and our own national identity, has long been a part of
the acculturation process. It enhances the life of our cities and the bands grow differently as
uniquely artistic entities in separate environments. Peter Garrett explains (as quoted Fiske,
Hodge and Turner, 1987) ‘Every Australian band comes from a different pub, and it’s there
they define what they are about. Every band remembers that pub, and it’s more than
sentimental value; it’s something much stronger’. Peter Garrett is now a politician, and the
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This note was uploaded on 01/19/2014 for the course COMM 2402 taught by Professor Phildearman during the Two '13 term at Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology.
- Two '13