Flashcards in Critical Media Studies Deck (20):
Everything is learned in two ways.
Somatically - through direct sensory perception of environment. (small percentage)
indirect channels, second hand information.
about the social and cultural consequences of the revolutionary
Critical Media Studies
Media split into 4 sub-categories.
1) print media
3) broadcast media
4) news media
Describes the historical epoch that began to emerge in 1960s shift of
economic mode of production, goods-based manufacturing to information-based services.
5 key trends
1) convergence 2) mobility 3) fragmentation 4) globalization 5) simulation
CMFGS (CALL ME FOR GOODNESS' SAKES)
Tendency of formerly diverse media to share a common integrated
platform ex. Use of pixels to create less distortion and decay over long distance.
Wide varieties of expansion in media
complex set of social political and economic processes where the
physical boundaries are collapsing.
real without origin or reality.
process by which persons both individually and collectively learn, adopt
and internalize the prevailing cultural beliefs values and norms of a society.
What we learn.
Split to content and form, Content refers to the informational component
of a message.
How we learn
form describes the cognitive component of a message. As way message is
packaged and delivered
umbrella term used to describe an array of theoretical perspectives
which through diverse are united by their sceptical attitude humanistic approach.
*the four A's (attitude, approach, assessment, action)
way of understanding the pressures and practices that
emphasizes self-reflection, critical citizenship and
Determining whose interests are served by the media and
how those interest contribute to domination exploitation and asymmetrical
relations of power.
operate on the premise that scholarship should be action
oriented and social responsibility to identify injustice but to confront and
Action: Social Activism