Culture Jam is a manifesto against what author Kalle Lasn views as the hijacking of culture by corporate interests and consumerism. If you disagree with Lasn, you may have had more optimistic thoughts about popular culture as you read. If you found yourself agreeing with Lasn, perhaps you nevertheless recall positive elements of popular culture on which to build changes in society and culture. In this Application, you will discuss the influences, or ripple effect, of popular culture and its potential positive effects.
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To prepare for this Application:
- Review this week's Learning Resources.
- Identify the ways in which popular culture and its texts affect society.
- Reflect on the positive effects of popular culture and its texts and the larger perceptions popular culture generates.
- Compose a 1- to 2-page paper in which you do the following:
- Assess the positive effects of modern popular culture and its texts on society.
- Determine whether media affect society or society affects media.
- Support your assertions by making at least 2 references, in proper APA format, to your course readings.
Media Messages: What Film, Television, and Popular Music Teach Us about Race ...
By Linda Holtzman
|Due By (Pacific Time)
||02/20/2014 12:00 am