CMN 3105: Lecture #4 Sept 24 2013
Lowell Green always plays the “strong man role” Example Lowell Green vs Stoner
Personal ad hominem attacks
Only doing this to get ratings up
Soon we will learn that the left and the right are the same they reinforce their own prejudices.
PTR shapes the way reality is how the public will feel regarding certain issues (swinging left or right)
Epistemology foundations of knowledge
Popular is not correct what is always portrayed in society it can in fact be very un democratic
Conservatives believe that latte liberals are too elitist, know too much, snobbish.. the common folk with
common sense know what’s right. What is popular is deemed right and correct.
PTR tends to scapegoat others rather than enlighten radio audiences.
AOL valorizes the knowledge of "the common people," which they possess by virtue of their "proximity to
everyday life, as distinguished from the rarefied knowledge of elites which reflects their alienation from
Emotional=right in this approach when in fact this is not true wha