• 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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  • 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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  • My Favorite Website
    My Favorite Website is Rollingstone Rollingstone.com  As s fan of music, movies, TV and just about all things pop culture it was hard for me to choose which was my favorite website. In this day and age, any and all information is just a click away. I chose a website that gives me access to all of these...
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  • Appendix a
    1. What are the different forms of social media that exist today? Provide examples of different social media and their primary purposes. We have different forms of social media newspaper, internet, television, and radio. Newspaper primary source is to write about what is most interesting to the community...
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • The Rap Culture and Today's World
    The Rap Culture and Today’s World The culture of rap was redefined when the music group N.W.A. released their debut album, Straight Outta Compton. This groundbreaking album was the center of controversy across the nation. Critics argued that gang violence, drug use, and crime were idolized in the...
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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