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  3-2.1 In 2005, the Google Library Project successfully argued that it was  exempt from copyright laws applying to its massive plan to make Libraries   3-2.2 Media Message   Al-Jazeera initially launched in the Middle East. Today, it represents a growing global competition to CNN. 3-2.3 As we learn in Chapter 3, digital media have strongly democratized the.
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  31. __________ erased the line between literature and journalism, producing works that tersely represent simple acts, employ sparse dialogue, and understate emotion. 32. Following in the tradition of Copland and Gershwin, __________ blended popular and ‚serious? styles in his celebrated West Side Story. 33. The composer __________ employed elements of Eastern European.
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  41. The __________ were an important collective of experimentalists involved with the development of postmodern dance in the 1960s. 42. Vladimir Nabokov’s novel __________ utilizes an antihero. 43. The novels of __________ reflect black vernacular culture and deal with sexual violence. 44. The independent filmmaker Nancy Savoca is best known for her film.
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  1-5.1 In recent years, the boundary between media consumer and media  producer has been blurred. Consider the shared experience of contemporary experiences with interactive, electronic media? raditional media operated in a linear, one-at-a-time fashion. At one point, a producer made a message which was then encoded and distributed to audiences. Audiences were.
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    2-5 Essay Questions 2-5.1 Briefly define the term “Yellow Journalism.” Be certain to note  the medium in which it became popular. Also, sketch out the   2-5.2 Media Coverage Why is there so much buzz about objects such as the iPad? In this image we see a screen shot of one displaying The New York.
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  5-1.11 Radio Broadcasting   David Sarnoff is considered one of radio’s three “pioneers” because a.he spearheaded RCA’s domination of the early radio broadcasting industry. b.he invented the technology that allowed sound to be transmitted without wires. c.he patented the “graphophone,” allowing radio to be broadcast in both AM and FM. d.he used radio to deliver the first.
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  4-1.11 Novels were often serialized and published in newspapers and magazines in the mid-19th Century. One way to write serial novels was to end chapters at a suspenseful point in the novel. That practices, which brought subscribers back for the next issue, became known as writing:  a. dime novels Photograph   b.Rupert Murdoch c.Otis Chandler d.Benjamin.
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  3-1.11 Future: The Effects of Technology on Mass Media   This is the miniaturized electronic circuit that forms the basis of all electronic media. Its invention, utility, and growth are associated with which of the following inventors? a.Alvin Toffler b.Gordon Moore c.Paul Levinson 3-1.12 Future: The Effects of Technology on Mass Media This is the idea that as the processing power of an.
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  46. Nam June Paik’s Danger Music for Dick Higgins was never intended to be played. 47. Postmodernism embraces metanarratives. 48. Modernism ended in 1945 with the closing of World War II. 49. Pop art is universally considered critical of consumer culture. 50. The plays of Arthur Miller are representative of postmodern theatre. 51. Cuban-American theatre.
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  3-5.1 Name, in chronological order, the five stages of technological  development. Select any two of these and explain why you Technological Innovation 3-5.2 In what way(s) do new information technologies represent  a challenge to traditional global cultures? Do you feel that Media     .
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  46. The international socialist movement supported the German Reich. 47. Art Nouveau rejected all aspects of modernity. 48. Dostoyevski’s Crime and Punishment suggests morality and respectability are the same. 49. Emile Zola, a typical naturalist, believed that human nature was completely determined by heredity. 50. Kate Chopin’s novel The Waves is an example.
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  2-3Completion (fill-in-the-blank) Questions 2-3.1 Maps are an early example of media convergence because they joined ________________ with ________________ to form a new medium. 2-3.2 Publishers composing sticks_____________________________ printing press made use of wood and metal letters, which a printmaker assembled into words using what was known as______________________. 2-3.3 ZoopraxiscopeIn the 1870s ____________________used a device to capture still.
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  2-1.1 By the 1760s, publishing was beginning to flourish in the American colonies. Which of the following media were distributed by 50 different presses by this time? a.Telegraph b.Broadsheets c.Scribes d.Penny Press 2-1.2 Publishers For his History of Media class, Vincent is constructing a replica of Gutenberg's printing press. Which of the following devices will he have to.
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  1-5.3 Briefly describe the concept of “media literacy.” Explain why this  concept is important and suggest one specific way in which you Media   1-5.4 Compare and contrast the theories of Uses and Gratifications and Agenda-Setting. What do these models hold in common? In what     .
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  57. What was Helen Frankenthaler’s signature painting process called? 58. What is the name of Ricardo Bofill’s well-known postmodern public housing development?  59. What is the name of Keith O’Derek’s independent documentary on West Coast rap music? 60. What is the name of the program created at the California Institute of.
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  1-1.1 People living in our culture who are still transitioning into the digital culture are known as: a.Digital natives b.Digizens c.Digital immigrants d.Global villagers 1-1.2 Emily is planning a public relations campaign. In the course of preparing for an interview with a local news reporter, she reviews information regarding the demographics of her target group. In doing.
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  4-4.1 CommunicationThe invention and widespread use of the telegraph had a major impact on the newspaper industry. Explain briefly what happened to the format or story structure of news reporters who had to file their stories by telegraph. Technologies Further Change the Industry 4-4.2 In the early 1800s, the magazine industry saw the possibility.
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  41. Crime and gangster films became popular in Hollywood during the __________. 42. The author of the poem ‚The Negro Speaks of Rivers? is __________. 43. Fritz Lang’s most important film, called __________, depicts life in the twenty-first century.  44. The early work of William Butler __________ was influenced by Irish myth. 45..
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  31. Postwar decolonization began in the late __________. 32. Postmodernism grew out of modernism, beginning roughly around the year __________. 33. Absolute freedom and individuality were assumptions of __________ painters in the postwar period. 34. Alexander Calder’s __________ put abstract sculpture into motion. 35. The __________ in Paris has no fixed interior walls.
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  1-3Completion (fill-in-the-blank) Questions 1-3.1 igital natives; digital immigrantsToday, people have a diversity of experiences in reference to mass media. Those who have been born into and have grown up within a world of technology and the Internet are known as _____________________. In contrast, those who are still transitioning into the Digital Age.
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    4-5.4The future of print mass media is being determined now, in the  early decades of the 21st century. As we move into the digital age, Survive the Digital solvent. Explain in some detail what the industry is doing to Revolution? reinvent itself. Describe a new business model that succeeded and even flourish in.
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  11. Architecture that stretches engineering to the limits of building materials is called __________ architecture. A)expansive B)postmodern C)spansion D)vernacular E)limit 12. Postmodern architecture focuses on meaning and symbolism, and embraces __________. A) function B)history C)unity D)traditionalism E)universalism 13. The work of __________ required an advanced aerospace computer in order to be built.  A) Ricardo Bofill B)Frank Gehry C)Le Corbusier D)Frank Lloyd Wright E)Raymond Hood 14..
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    3-5.3 In chapter 3, we read a fairly specific definition of technological  convergence. In your own words, what does this term mean? Be Future: The Effects of Technology on Mass Media 3-5.4 As we read in Chapter 3, the physical form of books is evolving. Today, people still buy paper-based books. What factors do.
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  2-1.11 In studying the history and growth of modern media, some students express surprise at the actual age of media such as photography. By what century was photography both technologically and economically viable? a.17th Century b.18th Century c.19th Century d.20th Century 2-1.12 Become a Major Part of American Mass Media This device was the forerunner of the modern motion.
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  2-4.1In Chapter 2, we learn of the creation of a new class of people  known as “scribes.” What was unique about these people? 2-4.2The Protestant Reformation emerges shortly after the emergence  of what technological and social inventions? Publishers   2-4.3What is a “broadsheet”? By the 1760s, how many presses in the  United States were.
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  3-1.1 Negroponte Co-founder of the MIT Media Lab _______________________ recently brought the idea of one laptop per child to fruition. a.Alvin Toffler b.Nicholas Negroponte c.Marshall McLuhan d.Gordon Moore 3-1.2 Negroponte Not all citizens in the world have access to information technologies. Which of the following terms captures the idea that there is a gulf between those who do and.
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  3-4.1 What characterizes the precursor stage of technological  development? What might be the biggest challenge of this stage? Technological Innovation 3-4.2 Briefly explain the concept of the digital divide. Negroponte 3-4.3What is meant by the concept of a format war? In what stage of  technological development does this occur? Technological Innovation 3-4.4 What is bandwidth? Why.
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  3-3.1 OLPC The co-founder of the MIT Media Lab _______________ launched a global technology program designed to expand children's access to computers. This program is called _________. 3-3.2 Technological Innovation 3-3.3 Technological Innovation 3-3.4 Technological Innovation It is not uncommon to encounter _______________ wars in the _______________ stage. 3-3.5 Technological Innovation Backward compatibility; Blu-ray One key difference between _____________ and Blu-Ray players was the.
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  46. Le Corbusier stated that a house is ‚a machine to be lived in.? 47. Frank Lloyd Wright’s ‚prairie style? emphasized the values of rural community life. 48. For existentialists, freedom lies in human consciousness and the human struggle to give meaning to otherwise meaningless events. 49. All abstract art is non-representational. 50..
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  4-1.1 How many years passed between the first independent newspaper published in the Colonies by James Franklin and the founding of the New York Times by Henry Jarvis Raymond? a. 3 years b.30 years c.100 years d.300 years 4-1.2 The New York Times has been involved in a number of famous historically legal cases. What was.
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  2-4.6In Chapter 2 we learn that the American Civil War was, in  effect, the first “media” war. Why is this the case?   2-4.7According to your book, what makes Slumdog Millionaire an  example of mass media storytelling?   2-4.8 Broadcasters   2-4.9 What is jazz? When did it emerge? Why should we study it in  reference to.
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  2-2 True/False QuestionsThis war is described in Chapter 2 as the first “Media War.” a.The 1991 Gulf War b.The Vietnam War c.Operation Iraqi Freedom d.Civil War 2-2.1 Pan-cultural systems of communication carry their messages from one group of people to other, more geographically distant, people or peoples. 2-2.2 As the case study of Su Dongpo reveals, interpersonally mediated.
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  1. Abstract expressionism emphasizes __________. A)political engagement B)traditional content C)subjective emotions D)careful planning E)recognizable imagery 2. __________ is the idea that beliefs must be judged within their own social context . A)Quantum mechanics B)Pluralism C)Ethnocentrism D)Cultural relativism E)Primitivism 3. Color-field painting is associated with the artist __________. A)Mark Rothko B)Jackson Pollock C)Willem de Kooning D)Barnett Newman E)David Smith 4. __________ used everyday objects as models for his sculpture. A)David.
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    1-1.11 Media This model of communication conceptualizes it as a linear, onemessage-at-a-time system through which information is shared. a.Transactional b.Affinity path c.Cultivation d.Shannon-Weaver 1-1.12 Media Digital media tend to spread information to most parts of the world in a nearly instantaneous manner. Today, we have the opportunity to see and hear stories from faraway places that we might never.
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  57. What phrase did the art critic Harold Rosenberg use to refer to the history of modernism?  58. What was Ezra Pound’s advice to young modern artists? 59. What was the purpose of Surrealist ‚automatic writing?? 60. Which two disciplines and approaches to design did the Bauhaus combine? 61. What was the favorite.
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  5-1.1 Sound Recording The person most widely credited with the invention of modern sound recording is a.Thomas Alva Edison. b.Louis Glass. c.Edwin Howard Armstrong. d.Alexander Graham Bell. 5-1.2 Changing Times Because of the music that embodied the spirit of the times, the 1920s are often referred to as  a. the Rag Time. b.the Tin Pan Alley Era. c.the Jazz Age. d.the Silent.
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  11.  The architect best known for his Falling Water (Kaufmann House) is __________. A)Walter Gropius B)Cass Gilbert C)Adolph Meyer D)Frank Lloyd Wright E)Louis Sullivan 12. The __________ represents a conscious attempt to integrate all the arts into a unified statement. A)Society of Independent Artists B)Harlem Renaissance C)Bauhaus D)National Academy of Design E)modern art school 13. Architectural exteriors completely devoid of ornamentation were.
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  4-4.8Briefly describe the “red scare.” Also explain who the  governmental official was that originated the scandal. 4-4.9The book industry is making an effort to digitize the entire catalog  of printed knowledge. Briefly explain what one major company is 4-4.10 Ebay and Craigslist managed to strike a blow to the dominance of  newspapers.
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1. Existentialism emphasizes __________. A)practicality B)social progress C)pleasure D)individual meaning E)anti-colonialism 2. Albert Camus used the Greek myth of __________ to suggest humanity’s endless struggle for meaning and purpose. A)Medusa B)Hercules C)Sisyphus D)Athena E)Achilles 3. The reduction of natural images into shapes is a type of __________. A)idealism B)naturalism C)classicism D)abstraction E)impressionism 4. Modernist painting rejected __________, among other things. A)narrative content B)nude figures C)preparatory sketches D)religious connotations E)political goals 5. The idea that.
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  4-2.1   While small bookstores and small publishers have suffered in the early 2000s, the book publishing industry as a whole continues to prosper, with more titles published each year than ever before. 4-2.2   Google Book Search is one example of the book industry’s effort to digitize the entire catalog of printed knowledge. 4-2.3 Extend the.
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  3-4.6 Consider various sound recording technologies. Of these, which is  clearly advanced to the antiquity stage? In your estimation, why is Technological Innovation 3-4.7 What is the library of congress? When was it founded? By whom? 3-4.8 Explain what is meant by the concept of information overload. Cite an example of when you experienced.
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  4-3.1__________ is given credit for establishing the subgenre of  magazines known as the photo magazine. 4-3.2__________ journalism labels newspapers that are small in size  and contain sensationalism. abloid 4-3.3 __________ is the name given to a chapter of a serialized novel that ends on a suspenseful note. 4-3.4 the  Print Media __________ pounds was the U.S. Postal.
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  21. __________ is the musician who developed bebop. A)Thelonius Monk B)John Coltrane C)Cecil Taylor D)Charlie ‚Bird? Parker E)Louis Armstrong 22. ‚Fusion? is characterized by __________. A)a combination of classical and jazz elements B)an interest in opera C)a combination of rock and jazz elements D)the near total absence of percussion E)complex form and surprising harmony 23. Postmodernist writers tend to view language as.
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  4-5.1A mass medium is not a mass medium until a technological  innovation allows the medium to simultaneously communicate to a Questions was on the newspaper industry. 4-5.2Explain in some detail at least three reasons why the magazine  industry will likely be able to maintain its printed editions as well in the 20th century 4-5.3Explain.
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  21. __________ sought to shock the public and destroy the structures of language. A)T.S. Eliot B)Tristan Tzara C)Alfred Stieglitz D)William Butler Yeats E)Langston Hughes 22. The character ‚Jesse B. Simple? is an invention of the poet __________. A)James Baldwin B)Carl Sandburg C)Langston Hughes D)T.S. Eliot E)Ezra Pound 23. The technique that was famously employed in the films of Sergei Eisenstein is called.
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  1-2True/False Questions 1-2.1 Media   According to our text, framing refers to the whether a TV camera operator uses a wide-angle or close-up lens during an interview. 1-2.2 Media   The key distinction between an active media platform and a passive media platform is whether or not such a platform allows for the exchange of information between users.
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