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Indiana University, Bloomington
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Tel-T 205 - Intro to Media & Society
Intro to Media & Society Documents

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1 Describe the concept of ubiquity in relation to contemporary media environment What does it mean to say media is ubiquitous The media is everywhere It is always with us and also a part of us 2 What is semantic web How is it helping us reaching information Is it necessarily a good thing or a bad thing Connects idea to idea Works how a human brain works Sources don t matter but data does Google knows everything 3 What is the downside of Google knowing everything In other words what is the main concern that people have voiced against one big machine that knows everything What is a digital shadow There would be no privacy for anyone because all information would be on the internet A digital shadow displays how much Facebook actually knows about you 4 What is the alternative way of thinking about the old idea of media affecting humans and human behavior Where should one position the media in relation to human behavior Are new information and communication technologies degenerating human morality the world that we experience throughout our lives is heavily influenced by the media 5 How does the idea of panopticon gain importance in the current media environment What are the alternative forms of surveillance What are the advantages of increased opportunities for surveillance in the current media landscape for the larger masses Can surveillance be beneficial The idea that we are always being watched by today s media through surveillance 6 What are the four predictors of social protest revolt What do people protest react against Restrictions preventing basic needs from being met Perceived inequalities Restrictions of liberty Perceived injustices 7 How is social community an important factor in instigating social change It is a place for people to speak up Need for collective action to overcome barriers Perception of the critical mass 8 What is the role of technology here Social media Specifically what has been the role of social media in revolutions through the last decade



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