Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Seiter / Muchin

Seiter pg.11-16 & 21-24

1. When and why did such strong gender roles take place, indicating that the home is a workplace for a women and a place of leisure for men?

2. Do you think the TV viewing habits between men and women are a direct reflection of how men and women express their emotions overall?

Machin Ch.4

1. If the mass media is constantly being blamed for causing violent acts, why hasn't more research been done to prove these accusations?

2. Theodor Adorno critized American media, stating it is superficial and mind-numbing. He believes that this media leads to loss of intellectual stimulation and creativity. But without any in depth research of the media he critized, how can he say that it doesn't inspire or engage others?

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