Communica)on, Culture, Policy
M2 Origins & What is Communica5on Policy?
Department of Canadian Heritage
DEPARTMENT OF CANADIAN HERITAGE
PLEASE NO TE:
Information is subje ct to change and is
to be used for information purpose s
Approved by :_
Canadian Cultural Policy:
History & Structure
Canadian Cultural Policy
Fundamental: Is there too little truly Canadian culture
produced in the media?
How did our cultural industries emerge?
1919: Test programs with Canadian Marconi Co. Montreal
CS260 Exam Review
Policy written and interpreted when new media created (almost always have to write a policy to
respond to new media)
Cultural policy created by EVERYONE (everyone who has an interest in culture)- what language
you speak at home and etc.
Technologies of the image W5
Midterm: Two hours, four short essay questions
-Technologies of reproduction
-Walter Benjamin, mechanical reproduction, and the idea of the aura
-IP, copyright and the reproducibility of the image
CS 325 A Digital Media & Culture
Course Website: www.instituting.net/cs3251a
Primary Characteristics of New Media:
- A machine that transforms information with a particula
All the ways we interact with each other and the world around us
Sharing and conveying information
Distribution and exchange of information *Important when thinking about
o Implicit and explicit, verbal and nonver