SMC219Y1 Chapter Notes -Media Play, Profit Motive

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Published on 14 Apr 2013
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-media is a product something we comsume and something that has a value; that value is something we
give it
-eliteism; pride in or awarness of being of one elite group. We take pride in that
-comsumation; as a media the expandaour of its production for final personal use. An economic use of
consumation
-commdity; an exchangeable unit of economic wealth.
-commidity different than product; if on sell u want to sell product more than commidity. Commidity is
almost the same ex. Cellphone has similar features. Exchangeable unit of economic wealth
-mode of production, commidity fetishisam
-profit motive; marxist it drives it forward to capitalist to a point that it will eventually capist. The
continous to increase capital
-base; is the economic foundation of society.
-look over all key concepts
-concentration; business acure and have more and more control
-karl marx 19th century thinkers
-influenical sociaal thinker of his time
-he embraced revolutionary thoughts; was exile from germany than france found him self in london
england. To write and gain influence from that location
-marxist analysis; one form of looking at media
-looks at expolitation and alientation as central point in media
-if should look at 6 question; to see marxist analyis
-what is the economic system behind media? Does it show economic system
-who own control the media? Who influences it greatly
-what role do the media play in society? Not all role in society is equal some roles can be educational;
through teaching, economical; through advertisment. Media that relates to masses as a way of
governing/ driving a certain sense
-are ideas spread or neglected by the media?
What comes in what comes out
-what kind of heros are shown in the media? Does media make heroes
-what is mode of production; mode of production is the way things are produced.
-hunting and gathering societies; they hunt and survive together. They are directly reproducing that they
are consuming ex. I need a house, I make it etc.
-farming societies; lots of family member can help out for dry walls etc.
-in marxist sense we are aliented from the direct product sense; we work for the product. We don’t
make what we want or need
-farming societies and industrialized societies are organized in different ways
What is marcist analysis slide 6:
-when you do to factory what u are producing doesn’t belong to you
-the mode of production definitely ties in what the laws are
-they way we produce things it governs with the way we are. If we have a job chances are we are proud
of that job; pride
-feudalism; a economic system of europe particular in terms of 16th century. System of ordering society
around relationship. Holding a land in exchanged for service or labour.
-media helps instituties and helps support, stain and reflect
-capitalism affect attitudes, values and personality
-culture idea of doing better than others
-the ideas of any given age are those promulgated and popularized
-ruling class justifies its status and makes it dffcult for them
-marxist misery of consciousness; they distract alientated indviduals from their misery and from their
misfortune
-consumation is what contains the economic system

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Media is a product something we comsume and something that has a value; that value is something we give it. Eliteism; pride in or awarness of being of one elite group. Comsumation; as a media the expandaour of its production for final personal use. Commidity different than product; if on sell u want to sell product more than commidity. Profit motive; marxist it drives it forward to capitalist to a point that it will eventually capist. Concentration; business acure and have more and more control. He embraced revolutionary thoughts; was exile from germany than france found him self in london england. To write and gain influence from that location. Marxist analysis; one form of looking at media. Looks at expolitation and alientation as central point in media. If should look at 6 question; to see marxist analyis. Not all role in society is equal some roles can be educational; through teaching, economical; through advertisment.