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Pop Culture and the Media

Enrol in Pop Culture and the Media

Course Code: COMM184

Using cultural analysis to find out how what's 'popular' is connected to what's going on in our society. Taking a closer look at how movies and television shows, clothes, and the music shape popular culture in maintaining and reproducing the kind of society we live in. Explore what messages are intended by the producers of mass media and what messages are received by their consumers. Popular culture will be investigated from a sociological perspective with an emphasis on North America with Canadian content as available.

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Section: 01OL

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