CMN 3133: Lecture #9 Oct 29 2013
Everything we know is because of the media no other institutions can touch this close to reality.
Whatever we know about our society of about the world in which we live we know through the mass media”
Kopang, Herman & Chomsky conspiratorial theories of the media, there is people who are able to entice
you and creating false realities.
“May not be successful much of the time in telling people what to think, but it is stunningly successful in
telling its (audience) what to think about” (Cohen,1963)
the media cannot persuade our behaviour and decisions all the time they can create an enormous irritation
on what is deemed important if the media says it, it must matter.
Institutions of society which make use of copying technologies to disseminate communication.
Crucial distinction: no interaction among those copresent can t