CCS 200 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Mass Media

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Historiography- the writing of history; the study of methodology of historians in developing
history as a discipline
Methodology: a system of methods used in a particular area of study or discipline (consistency,
replicability, justifiability)
Mass media are a genre of media industry, associated with specific technologies (television,
print (newspaper/magazine), radio
Medium: a substance or object through which impressions are conveyed, communication takes
places, or a force acts on objects at a distance
Media Studies:
A methodology or way of studying objects and processes in the world
-communication
-industry
-materiality
-technology
-culture
Deemphasize
-authorship
-art
-representation
Media Affordances the properties of a media technology that allow or distinct comparative
uses (speech vs. typing)
Challenge Dominant Narratives:
Technological Progress each new technology improves on older media forms
Hero/Heroine Inventors new technologies are the product of an individual and
inspired mind (Steve Jobs)
Innovation Above All center making, building, creating, and selling over maintenance,
support and failure
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