Communications and the Media
This course is a study of media history and theory with an emphasis on the implications and impact of
mass messages on meaning, culture, and society.
Required Course Materials:
X-Out Acne Care
The largest target market that the makers and producers of this product are trying to reach are
teenagers, and more specifically teenagers who have difficulty dealing with acne and are not ab
Economic Censorship in the Media
There is a tendency to blame much of the censorship on advertisers. Sid Bernstein, who is
known for observing advertisements that there are people who believe that advertis
Development of Media
In this paper I will be analyzing the historical development of media and its impact on
American culture. First thing I will be discussing is a summary of major events that impacted the
Media and the Construction of Meaning
Identify examples of cultivation effects.
Develop a personal opinion concerning the warning labels/ratings on packaged music.
Examine examples of parasocial behavior.
Support a position on the issue
Agenda setting in Politics
This paper is going to be focusing in on the agenda setting of media and if it was at work
in the most recent election. We are going to go through a few different issues that were