Fields to function
Stakes and people
Habitus: knowledge and recognition of internal laws of fields, the stakes etc.
The structure of fields
A state of the power relations among agents or institution engaged in struggle
A state of distribution of s
October 14, 2015
Medium way of transmitting information from a sender to a receiver. Example, speaking,
walking, writing, etc.
Two main arguments about a medium:
1) Extends senses
2) Content becomes irrelevant
He says it extends our sens
cOctober 7, 2015
1) Newspapers evolved
2) Always commercial
3) Canadian development different from the US
4) Only 19thCE revolved for cultural reasons
Late 19CE evolved for technological reasons.
1500s development of cring
November 18, 2015
Impact/history of radio:
Julio Cevera Baviera
People were expecting radio; it didnt just come out unexpectedly.
1914-1918 WWI; boost to technological experimentation because
September 23, 2015
(Book the city of god)
Old dominant form of recorded information.
Started to become popular in 300 and lasted about 1700 years.
Pieces of vellum (animal skins) bound together.
In the early days, manuscripts were customized (deco
November 11, 2015
One of the founders of social theory many other theories build on his theory.
He was a German born in the 19th century, with a Christian father and Jewish mother.
However, the Jewish side converted and he was an anti-Semite.
September 30, 2015
Mid 20th century earliest forms of communication theories.
Vaccination theory suggests that a message comes from the sender and is carefully absorbed
by the reliever; no own interpretation. (became outdated)
October 9, 2015
Due October 30th
If in doubt, leave it out
1 basic principle of scholarly sources:
Peer reviewed (experts have looked at the text and have passed it; legitimizing it). Dont assume
December 2, 2015
o single sheet write everything on the page
o 19 questions out of 25 marks
o first 5 are True/False, - history
o next 10 are fill in the blanks
o 2 questions where you just have to write a word or phrase (a couple w
In keeping with section 29 of the Canadian Copyright Act, fair dealing allows you to make one copy. This copy must be used solely for research, private study, criticism, review, news reporting, education, parody or satire.
May 16, 2016
Chapter 12 Class Notes:
largest leisure company in the world
40% of the global cruise and the leading provider of cruise guests
they do have competition but they are the largest
How do they make money?
- they sell travel p
June 6, 2016
Chapter 7 Class Notes:
Asset economic resource that will generate revenue in the future
- Ending inventory (same number on BS)
Physically have to count inventory at year e
May 30, 2016
Chapter 5 Class Notes:
- There will be a cash flow statement on the midterm (doesnt have to balance and only
- cumulative up until chapter 12
- gives perspective of how the company is doing
- shows ability t
June 13, 2016
Chapter 8 Class Notes:
Things you have to worry about in capital assets:
4) Measurement ongoing
Buying this building, all the costs are capitalized, unless day they want to repair
May 9, 2016
Chapter 1/2 Class Notes:
Annual report public document
Purpose: corporate governance and a marketing tool
- Must have included financial statements and analysis, the rest of it is a marketing tool
- Will be shared with a number of different US
September 16, 2015
Odehe hall 027
Cite: statistics, opinions, ideas
Cant copy more than 2 words
Contents to be covered:
History of media
Theories and theorists
Assignments are due
Details: The way Shirley Biagi has approached the way media works is by stripping it to its bare
bones. She states how media has two basic elements: it consists of a sender who sends the message,
and a receiver, who receives the message. The way the
November 25, 2015
Theorist: Pierre Bourdieu
o Philosopher and social theorist
o Basis of Karl Marxs idea everything relies on capital, which relies on labour
o Objective relations things are based on what we can measure, not on our emotions.
October 21, 2015
Newspaper to provide information for business people; more about telling the truth than
Magazine political and religious pamphlets; complex relationship with commercialism. This is
because they arent/are alwa
October 28, 2015
Berger believes that the message is the place that you get the meaning.
He says the message is the message (the medium is not important; we just need to
understand the message).
Text is key to understanding what the person intends
1. 1946, came to St. Michael College
2. 1951, The Mechanical Bride: One of the first inquiries into popular culture studies
3. 1962, The Gutenburg Galaxy: shows how changes in communication tech affects people's
1. changes within dramatic anthology programs
2. The shift to continuing-character filmed series
3. Increasing censorship upon TV writers
The canadian broadcasting act, 1936
1. No private station can operate in canada as a part of
1. Television service is operated as a monopoly.
2. A franchise() may be awarded by communities to a single supplier who is then licensed
to operate in a specific region on an exclusive basis.
3. Cable television is operated by
Accidentals in textual criticism, such formal features of a text as capitalization, spelling, word
division , punctuation, and italicization, as opposed to wording
Apparatus the notes, tables, and other items that describe the texts and explain what edito
SMC219 final review
Anarchist, anarchist does not mean he wants all institution destroyed, just
distrusted authority. He believed that authority is inherently corrupted.
He approves of social services, health care, parental authority, doesnt
April 1, 2016
SMC TEST 2 REVIEW
5 filters in media:
filter something information has to go through before it gets to us; edits material.
1) Ownership who owns the media that is delivering this message.
2) Funding where does the money come from to
January 13, 2016
History of Movies:
1800s first came along (30 seconds minute long and they simply showed things moving).
Used special effects
1910 - movies turned into stories.
Started making multi-real forms; a story with a plot
Started to last an ho
March 2, 2016
Having a right to choose our government is the same thing as choosing a product (consumer
Concurrence you see a country where theres a lot of choice think that its a democracy
Democratic countries (ex. Kenya) lack consume
March 9, 2016
Wealth = happiness
- If youre wealthy, you deserve to be wealthy and if youre poor you deserve to be poor
(the American dream vs. if you didnt work hard)
Imagination of beliefs, assumptions; shared assumptions
September 25, 2015
Passive learning let the information tumble in, without consciously being aware of what you
just read. You do not process the information well.
1) You become tired.
2) You become bored.
3) Poor retention
September 18, 2015
Mass Media - History of Communication
Media - comes from the Latin word medium, meaning something in the middle. A medium is
something that connects one end to the other (the sender to the receiver).
2 types of messages that are sent:
November 4, 2015
First recording was in the early middle ages the music box
The cylinder, made by Edison, was an actual mechanic/electric recording 1877
Harold Innis (not tested on) came up with the idea of how media impacts people lives.
February 10, 2016
Journalism didnt become a discipline until the end of the 19th century
Reportage a collection of facts and opinions regarding a topic; details
Journalism uses these facts and opinions to determine the truth; dig out ideas abo
February 24, 2016
o Contemporary - died 2 years ago
o Very active in the 80s, 90s, black, born in Jamaica, educated in Britain, taught in
o His main concerns were representations
o How we see something, not reality, but our constr