Society and communication

Thinking about society and communication; 1) Marxism and the Marxist philosophy of Antonio Gramsci; 2) Social hegemony and the media
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1.) Do you recognize social ideologies in movies, lyrics of music, journalistic narratives, ads etc. that you have consumed of enjoyed later (or even earlier in your life)? List them for the class and comment on your colleagues’ choices. Justify your posting.

  1. When you enjoyed and consumed such media products were you conscious of their social ideology? Why do you think you didn’t notice (or in the opposite case, you did notice) ideological notions?
  2. Present to the class who was Antonio Gramsci and the importance and relevance (or not) of his notion of social hegemony.

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