SMC219Y1 – LECTURE NOTES
September 27, 2013:
1. How does Biagi explain the impact of media?
it’s a cycle, shows that media affects society and vice versa
2. What are some problems with her assumptions?
noise is not always technical, can be opposition or interference
generalizes all media based on American trends
says all media industries all declining besides the internet
distinguished between online and printed newspapers
she summarizes mostly, instead of explaining
3. Give an example in your life of how Biagi's theory works.
Mac vs. windows example
4. Give an example in your life of how Biagi's theory doesn't work.
when you're in a foreign country
when you follow a trend