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Lecture 5

SOC3116 Lecture 5: Week 5

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Wednesday October 4th, 2017 Traditional Media and Contemporary Society -the link and the role of media with a democratic society through the concept of the public sphere -to affirm the role of accurate, complete, and timely information in supporting citizens in a vibrant democracy -the issue of how we communicate -Noam Chomski a renowned linguist and social activist; tells us that language is the essence of our humanity, we have an innate capacity for language (we are hardwired for language) -we have the capacity to not only learn a language; but to learn any language -all human languages arise from the same basic biochemical structure How do we learn to communicate? -language is a central part, but not the sole form of communication -all humans have an oral language -we learn through a process of socialization (the process of social learning, we mimic what those around us do) -how important the centrality of language is in our identity and who we are -not only the ability to communicate, but language is also definitive of the particular culture that defines us What does all media have in common with respect to our communication? -media doesnt necessarily speed up our communication -may speed up a message but not the communication and the way something is understood -messages are sometimes distorted; deciding what is the most effective way to communicate (telephone/online etc) - media necessarily mediates our communication: meaning that media necessarily gets in between our communication, the terminology of media has the same root origin as mediate.
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