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Mass Media Ppt

  1. 1. INTERNET AND POPULAR CULTURE CAROLINE KANAI 08JMC033
  2. 2. Internet and popular culture DEFINITION: ‘ Pop’ culture according to an internet source Wikipedia, ‘is the totality of ideas, perspectives, attitudes, images and other phenomena that are deemed preferred per an informal consensus within the main stream of a given culture, heavily influenced by mass media, this collection of ideas permits the everyday life of the society.’ <ul><li>ADOPTION AS POPULAR CULTURE- HTTP://WWW.ADOPTION.COM </li></ul><ul><li>ALTERNATIVE NEWS SOURCES AS POPULAR CULTURE- HTTP://WWW.ORGISH.TV.COM </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Adoption. COM helps people profile children they may want to adopt online. </li></ul><ul><li>Has evolved as a form of popular culture. </li></ul>ADOPTION <ul><li>POSITIVES </li></ul><ul><li>Convenience </li></ul><ul><li>Global access </li></ul><ul><li>NEGATIVES </li></ul><ul><li>Hard to control data base </li></ul><ul><li>Only available to the west </li></ul>
  4. 4. http://www.adoption.com
  5. 5. Alternative news sources <ul><li>Realogrish.com is a popular alternative news source which specializes on hosting gore videos, images and articles. </li></ul><ul><li>POSITIVES </li></ul><ul><li>people learn about the horrors of the world. </li></ul><ul><li>death is common </li></ul><ul><li>NEGATIVES </li></ul><ul><li>dark tourism </li></ul><ul><li>influencing </li></ul>
  6. 6. http://www.realorgish.com
  7. 7. CONCLUSION <ul><li>According to an article ‘Internet and Popular Culture’ by Jacqueline Lambiase “much of popular communication today is likely also to be classified as computer-mediated communication. The Internet not only provides access to web spaces where people view or listen to digital video, photographs, music, and stories, but also allows people to produce and disseminate their creative materials to mass audiences.” </li></ul>

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