Author: profnls

Appropriation and advertising

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I’m curious what you all think of this advertisement and this story: http://www.adweek.com/adfreak/us-gun-ad-michelangelos-david-under-fire-italian-government-156231

It relates to issues we have talked about in class relating to advertising, copyright, and appropriation.

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Media diary reflection questions

Your brief reflection essay on your media diary is due via email or in class on Monday, April 7.

Consider the following:

Who is producing the media you consume?

What prompts you to consume the media you do or what purposes does it serve? Education? Entertainment? Convenience? Social practices?

What factors most in dictating your use? Time, portability, accessibility, interest, cost?

What is the message of the media you access? In other words, what can you say about the way media connects you to the world?