Week of March 12: Media Effects and Print Media

This week, we discussed some of the research on and theories of media effects, and also began our look at the past, present, and future of print media.

If you found cultivation theory interesting, you might like to watch this video, which includes an interview with George Gerbner:

The entire documentary from the Media Education Foundation is available in our library.

This is the video we watched to begin our discussion of cultural imperialism:

Here’s the article I showed you in class about the Encyclopedia Britannica moving online-only.

Interested in watching more of the letterpress video? Here it is.

Upside Down, Left To Right: A Letterpress Film from Danny Cooke on Vimeo.

You can see more of the UT-Austin Gutenberg Bible on the Harry Ransom Center website.

You know you want to watch the Norwegian “Medieval Help Desk” video again…

More about print media next week!

Remember, Blog Post #2 is due Friday night by 11:59 p.m. I look forward to seeing your posts!

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