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Lecture 7

Lecture 7

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University of Toronto St. George
Robert Brym

Lecture 7 The Mass MediaBig Hit Television or Movies Truman Show Matrix Psycho About people being affected by mass mediaconsumerism murderers remembers not the name of the victim but the pricebrand of garment they wore Percent Watching TV 15 Hours per Week Canada 2007HoursTV viewing rises with ageTV viewing varies by sex295 percent of menwatch TV 15 hrswkwatch 289 of womenTV 15 hrswkAge202425343544 455455646574 75TV viewing falls with wealth and education 30 of population 15hrs PEI ON SK AL BC3035 of population 15 hrs NL NS NB QC MB35 of population 15 hrs YT NT NUMedia Usage USA 2005 hours per capita projectedNumber of hours in a year 8760Number of hours in 365 eighthour nights 2920 33 of the total number of hours in a yearNumber of hours per year the average American uses the mass media 3649 42 of the total number of hours in a year 63 of waking hours assuming eight hours of sleep per dayIncrease since 1996 in number of hours per year the average American uses the mass media 11Note Time spent at live performances is only 03 of the total and is therefore not represented in the graphPercentage goes up as age goes upIdeas are derived from
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