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If people once learned “life lessons” from novels, I guess it’s only mildly ridiculous that people model themselves on TV characters.
This episode is exactly like whitestream protests of the Vietnam War: only “American” men get to say who and what is important.
What experts give are expert opinions.
Your sex drive goes down when you stop consuming mass media. Your dependence on mass media goes down when you stop hankering after sex.
Even when foregrounded, it’s backgrounded.
Globalized media has made our stereotypes more fine-lined, yet more fixed than ever.
The central medium of an age subordinates and preys upon peripheral media: think of how the video clip relates to film, novels, songs, dance, photography, theatre, etc.
The Balloon Boy hoax was staged for the media. When the media figured this out, the staging of the hoax became the news.
As if reducing complex fractions, the media aims at the lowest common denominator for the purposes of simplification.