Baltimore City Community College TV and Culture Questions
Please read the book “Amusing Ourselves to Death Neil Postman ISBN-10: 0140094385”. http://ektr.uni-eger.hu/wp-content/uploads/2015/11… And read PEF All information You will Know How to do this.
Two parts [300 words total, quotes not included]:
Articulate TWO differences between typographic versus televisual society/culture (as articulated by Postman), by comparing quotes from Ch3 to CH5 PLUS a second set of quotes from Ch4 and Ch5. [Cite MLA in-text–see OWL link in Syllabus]
THEN: Tell your group WHY you think TV showbiz took over typography as the dominant medium?
For the Second part of this Discussion, let’s return, as a class, to the question: Is TV still our culture’s command center? Why or why not? Be sure to include a Postman quote to contextualize this concept, and explain your answer adequately.[150 words, quotes not included]