• The Orson Welles Broadcast Abstract
    Invasion of Vulnerability? Was the Public really that gullible? Orson Welles’ broadcast of War of the Worlds set precedent for probably the biggest radio hoax of all time. Looking back today on the broadcast, without being exposed to the historical and cultural aspects of the time which greatly inspired...
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  • Lady Gaga Analysis
    To what extent has Lady Gaga influenced the pop culture and broken the barriers through her self-representation and performance style? INTRODUCTION Of the twenty-first century, Lady Gaga's rise in popular culture has been considered a confrontation of what a pop star should be like. Gaga has made...
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  • Rhapsody In Blue
    has found its way into contemporary movies and advertisements, making it likely as recognizable as Chopin’s Funeral March or Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony. But unlike these two pieces of iconic classical music, Rhapsody in Blue “resists classification.”1 In it are elements of classical music, blues and jazz...
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  • Sony
    product innovation and high quality. Sony started off manufacturing telecommunications and measuring equipment and went on to manufacture transistor radios and tape recorders. In 1968, it introduced Trinitron Colour TV, which was highly successful. Another highly successful product was the Walkman launched...
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  • Course Notes
    are active. The Cultural Industries Post WW1 Interested in how propaganda worked. Concerned with TV, Radio, etc. But… Effects models cant explain the complex relationships we have with texts. We aren’t docile, passive audiences. We don’t believe everything we read/see. Example of switching...
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  • Secret Book
    BASELINE ESSAY SERIES ASIAN AND ASIAN-AMERICAN MUSIC By Hiromi Lorraine Sakata Hiromi Lorraine Sakata Dr. Sakata is a Japanese-American born in California who lived and worked in Afghanistan, Pakistan and India. She has a Ph.D. in Ethnomusicology with emphasis on music of Asia especially East, South, and...
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  • In Praise of Commercial Culture
    In Praise of Commercial Culture In Praise of COMMERCIAL CULTURE Tyler Cowen HARVARD UNIVERSITY PRESS Cambridge, Massachusetts London, England Copyright © 1998 by the President and Fellows of Harvard College All rights reserved Printed in the United States of America Second printing...
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  • Document
    manifests itself in the ways in which news is presented, the manipulation of both the information presented to the audience and the audience itself, and the degree to which television's aim is simply to get as many viewers as possible. [pic] Television is portrayed in a very similar way in the book Amusing...
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  • Affrilachian Voice: Celebrations of Truth and Culture
    Affrilachian Voice: Celebrations of Truth and Culture One cultural identity resistant to mainstream social persuasion among rural populations resides in the consciousness of Appalachian Mountain African Americans self-described as Affrilachians in which African Americans from this region are not trying to create...
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  • Culture of Haiti
    The Culture of Haiti Carrie St. Jean Axia College of University of Phoenix What does the average American really know about the country, Haiti? Is the lifestyle all black magic, spells, and séances? Is this media portrayal of Voodoo the only way of life and what is Voodoo...
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  • Midterm for Social Media
    approximately 100 words per question. 1. What are the different forms of social media that exist today? Provide examples of different social media and their primary purposes. There are many different types of social media that exist today. You have twitter, Facebook and you tube to name few...
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  • Media
    HUM/176 Media and American Culture Week 6 – Assignment The means by which various forms of visual entertainment media has shaped the American Culture and Values over the years has been quite enlightening. One of the first areas that came to mind when reflecting on the questions this week was the...
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  • media research
    EVALUATING THE RELEVANCE OF ANY THEORY/THEORIES THAT, IN YOUR OPINION(s), BEST EXPLAIN(s) HOW INTERNATIONAL FORCES HAVE SHAPED CONTEMPORARY NATIONAL MEDIA SYSTEM IN YOUR COUNTRY OR COUNTRY YOU HAVE CHOSEN. BY FATIMA SHETTIMA BUKAR SID: 4108788 COURSE: GLOBAL MEDIA INTRODUCTION With...
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  • influence of visual media
    Media Decades have gone by and in that time culture and visual entertainment media has change tremendously. The interrelationship between culture and visual entertainment media has had an impact on both film and television. Television and film have more violence and more inappropriate...
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  • Breaking the Capitalist Machinery Through Cultural Resistance
    geo-cultural frontiers. Over the years, capitalist theorists have proffered sundry rationalizations for the indestructibility of the system. Adorno & Horkheimer (1972), foremost scholars from the Frankfurt School, hint that the Culture Industry (media) has sustainably bestows the safe haven for which...
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  • Case
    BAB019 9/15/99 WFNX-101.7 FM and Boston’s Radio Wars The Risk of Success Kurt St. Thomas, the program director of WFNX radio looked out at a raucous crowd of over 100,000 people on Boston's Esplanade as he waited for the band Green Day to take the stage on Sept. 9, 1994. This show was part of the...
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  • Evolution of Hip-Hop
    Abstract: American popular culture has been impacted beyond musical influence when it comes to the rap/hip-hop genre. Hip-hop is more a lifestyle which is arguably the greatest musical revolution in recent time. A knack for catchy hooks, danceable tunes, call-and-response vocals of the Baptist church...
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  • History of Rock and Roll
    The premise of this work is that rock 'n' roll matters, and that it means what it says. It seems that rock 'n' roll music has seldom been given its due as an art form, that it is somehow relegated to a category of less "mature" or "serious" artistic pursuits by the media and the intellectual community...
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  • Cultural Paper
    diverse person influenced for the most part by several sources. Each of the sources has either taught me important rules, norms, and or values. “The term culture refers to a way of life-traditions and customs-transmitted through learning, which play a vital role in molding the beliefs and behavior of people...
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  • Media Influences
    media has shaped American Culture and its values in many ways. One of the ways is that media has educated many on how to be more healthy and to have a better lifestyle. It has also encouraged people to become more creative by making emphasizing what culture is all about. We as a society is shaped by the...
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