Soc of Mass Media, week 8

February 25, 2010 at 2:38 pm 3 comments

| Gabriel |

On Monday’s lecture I talked about social networks, especially creativity and status. On Wednesday I discussed genre, including producer coordination, audience reception, and trajectory. Next week I’m doing gatekeeping and the origins and practice of journalist objectivity.

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  • 1. Jenn Lena  |  February 26, 2010 at 11:08 am

    Fun to hear my work taught–that was a first. I thank you for sharing it with them. I would pick a little fight over your Pixies example, only because I think “alt rock” is not a genre, and Nirvana fits rather in our description of grunge. But I love that the example resolves in the “reunion tour” which struck me at the time as sheer panic over our encroaching middle age years.

    • 2. gabrielrossman  |  February 28, 2010 at 1:27 pm

      sorry about that but if I’m gonna get anything wrong I’d rather it be the empirical example rather than the abstract model

  • 3. Jenn Lena  |  February 26, 2010 at 11:08 am

    I should add that I just opened up a window to forward the podcast to Pete. I guess it still hasn’t sunk in.


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