Annotated Bibliography On John Berger

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Annotated Bibliography Berger, John. Ways of Seeing. The British Broadcasting Corporation, London and Penguin Books, 1972. Print. The book is about ways of seeing things that present around. Berger suggests that it is wrong common assumption that our ways of perception are spontaneous. Our ways of perception are manipulated by publicity and shaped by the rise capitalism and consumerism. Berger questions some the traditions of European art history. Actually, the book is not about the specific paintings, but about the ways that people see and understand the art now. This book is a useful source. I believe that information presented is reliable. The source is objective. It gives information for consideration. It teaches to see things from different…show more content…
Gauntlett, David. Moving Experiences: Understanding Television’s Influences and Effects (2nd ed.). Indiana University Press, 2005. Print David Gauntlett gathered all evidence of the television harmful influence. However, he also presented the evidence that the blame is not only on producers and writers. The viewers are also responsible for their actions. He states that influence of TV shows is complex and indirect. He is confident that many of the ill effects that exist today are not related to the television. The source was helpful. The source gave me understanding of scope of negative influence that relates to TV shows. It was one of the most helpful sources with a lot of scientific data. A lot of interview with psychologists and other scholars were presented in the book. I think the information was reliable. The author was mostly objective. The source confirmed my argument; it includes variety of different opinion on the television cultural influence. Gray, Jonathan. Television Entertainment. Communication and Society. Routledge, 2008.…show more content…
The information is reliable. As Mitell wrote himself, his work is to give information. The readers work and see the message. The source was objective. The author presented all kinds of views on problem of the television impact on cultural development of the society. Philo, Greg. Seeing and Believing: The Influence of Television. Routledge, 1990. Print. This book is all about influence. There is a lot of scientific and psychological data on influence and suggestion. The author is confident that the TV programming is an influential tool of propaganda. In his opinion, the government for a long time shape the population along to their preferences. The book offers insights on what effect the television has on child’s mental state and development. The source is useful. It is the most negative source in relation to the television influence on the society. I think that source is mostly biased. In source presented an extensive data, but all most all the data confirm negative influence of the television. The goal of the source is to teach views to be more selective and not believe everything they see. It confirmed that ways of seeing the problem of the television impact is different. Actually, the book convinced me to be more cautious while watching TV
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