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[MDSA01H3] - Final Exam Guide - Everything you need to know! (79 pages long)


Department
Media Studies
Course Code
MDSA01H3
Professor
Gray Graffam
Study Guide
Final

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MDSA01H3
FINAL EXAM
STUDY GUIDE

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Media Lecture 1
Slide 12
- What is media studies?
o The study of how media has effected culture
- Media studies is the study of media
Slide 13
- What is media?
o Media is main means of mass communication
o Bell is a form of media
This bell is a means of mass communication because it send a
message across to a whole group of people
The prof cant mimic the noise of the bell…. So the bell is an
extension of his vocal ability in a way the prof cant do so it is
indirect
Slide 14
- Is the professor media?
o How about for the people that are watching online?
What is the difference between him being directly in class
versus him being on the camera?
It is no longer direct… there is something between such
a computer screen that we are watching through
Slide 15
- A fancier definition
- The bell has a technological form and it has an associated protocol
Slide 16
- T-shirt is media
o You can associate a message on the shirt
- Is the prof media because of the shirt he is wearing?
o It is a popular reference
o He is conveying the message that he is the professor because we have
seen it on tv and he matches the mediated version of what professors
do
Slide 17
- It is media because we organize ourselves with time and we wear the media
on our wrist.
- It is a form of media
Slide 18
- People begin to believe that the image on the Facebook page is really that
person
- But it isn’t you, it is a mediated person of you
- We let media control our lives, we become media and we begin to worship
media as a higher power outside of us
Slide 20
- Can see how media controls us and how we worship it
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Slide 21
- Ritalin is for people that have ADHD
- Ritalin can help someone focus if they have ADHD…. So an expansion of the
persons ability
Slide 22
- Where do we begin to draw the line between me and media
Slide 25
- Who invented water… not the fish because they live in that they don’t know
what else exists
- We are really invested in media….
Slide 32
- Prezi Video
o What is happening is that we are seeing the blurring of reality and
media reality
Slide 33
- Watched a clip from Borat
Slide 34
- Borat gave Khazakhstan tourist boost
- Even though they were insulted by the movie and complained about it,
tourists started coming now
- In this Article
o They accidentally used the wrong national anthem
o Video
We will see what happens when media reality collides with
actual reality
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