CPCF 1F25 MEDIA CULTURE: TEXTS AND PRACTICES
FORUM DISCUSSION 2 # ADVERTISING
1a) Chapter 4, Gasher & co., Media/ culture binding talks about the semiologys
Umberto Eco. The brand he focused is Polo shirts , he mentioned that in relation
to polo sh
What is communications policy?
Rules and regulations that guide and control realm of mass communication
Ensure fairness and competition
Ensure system runs effectively
Maintain responsibility to the public
>In Canada communication
CPCF: Journalism and Content Production
We might get the impression that journalists are just recording the news as
they see it, but journalism is a form of content that is produced
The news is generally presented in story form, and like other forms of
Telecomm: shrink/connect the globe.
Critical look on comm: not negative, analytical, clear eyes, no
Comm: exchange of info, 2+ ppl, common, social action.
Media: ways we communicate/convey info.
Mass media: media involved in mass co
Pop Culture March 10th
- under week 23: film technique examples
This week focusing on:
- Classical Hollywood 1917-1960 (rear window fits in this era, and so does It
happened one night)
- classical Hollywood defined Ho
Pop Culture Feb 10th
Assignment question about the audience (week 17)
Keywords: planned obsolescence, conspicuous
consumption, e-waste, conflict minerals, the cloud, data
- transparency: better understanding in the ways our data
October 29th 2014
Advertisements are a fantastic way for manufactures to make their product known and
desired by consumers. They are used to target a certain audience to sell their product. Using
themes and images
Pop Culture Week 9 (November 4th): Audience Cultures
Blank city review:
-Graffiti culture specifically a sub culture, with some counter culture elements
-Mass culture, public space, occupying artist movements
-Provided a look at an artist movement/subcu
Pop Culture Lecture 3!
Exit through the Gift shop
Publicness vs anonymity
Success vs selling out
Ephemerality vs Documentation
Vandalism vs Graffiti
Original vs copy
authenticity vs imitation
Commodified culture vs Free culture
Sept 16th 2014
CPCF 1F25 Pop Culture Week 2!
What is culture?
- different practises
- similar morals
- background heritage
- where you are from
- way of life
- form of identity
- differs from place to place
- different between ag
Pop Culture: Week 7: Globalization
keywords: Globalization, Transitional Corporation,Vertical,
globalization image 1 (hands on globe): community,global village, unifying people around
one global entity
image 2 (lights across the globe): there are permeate
Subcultures and counter cultures !
- Institutions that create:
- video games
- tv shows
- movements that are seeking to challenge mass culture
- Groups that are defining them self against mass culture
Week 11: Representations of Race
KEYWORDS: real vs symbolic violence, multiculturalism, representation,
essentialism vs constructivism, race, ethnicity, racism, white privilege,
intersectionality, difference, whiteness, stereotypes, tokenism
Week 8 October 28th Pop Culture Subculture and Counterculture
Forms of culture that are largely accessible, widely available, and intended for
consumption by as many people as possible.
Theodore Adorno and Max Horkheimer (The Frankfurt S
Pop Culture: Week 10
Representations of Gender
- Idea of Gender/construction of gender
- Media texts dont have direct effects on how we see ourselves or others
- think of media texts as agents of socialization, carrier of culture, and communicating
October 7th- Week 5: Visual Culture and Semiotics
Mickey Mouse Monopoly Overview:
Myths have similar socio-cultural function within a society. Myths are stories we tell our
selves as a culture in order to banish contradictions and make the World understan
Pop Culture: Week 12
Exam Study Guide: check sakai for more detailed instructions(under week 13)
A & B on the exam
C in the booklet
Section A: Multiple choice - 25 questions (example question 1: answers: a- ideology, bdominant ideology, c
Culture is in every day life
not simply a dichotomy between high and low
can be quite mundane
meanings are constructed and produced
Competing ideas over what constitutes culture in a public sense
no limits to the publicne
Mickey mouse Monopoly !
commentators taking popular media forms!
- pulling them apart !
- what is happening when we are looking at this media !
Pop culture Week 5!
- Visual culture is a tactic for studying the functions of a world addressed thr