The television had become very popular in the 1960’s because channels had started to be broadcasted in color. This made citizens want to watch the television more. However, only “15% of American homes” had color televisions. Broadcasting channels became very popular because they not only provided information about social issues, they also had new channels such as PBS. PBS was created to give children something educational to watch, which was not being broadcasted in that time.
FREEDOM IS SLAVERY. IGNORANCE IS STRENGTH.” (Page 4). When the novel was published in 1949, it was considered as a “futuristic” novel, which represented how the world was going to become. I believe that in some aspects, Orwell’s ideas became relevant and significant to our society because of the telescreens, the state control, the lies, and the endless wars among the spies. In the novel, most of the public and private places have telescreens that were constantly on, broadcasting government propaganda.
He further appeals to the reader by giving an example of just how much a song is overplayed, when he highlights how frequently the radio station, WQZQ played “Don’t Tell Me” by Avril Lavigne. By using a song released in 2004, Surowiecki captivates the reader by appealing to a young audience; chances are that the reader would know the song or the singer.
It was interesting to find out that the show's Emmy nomination for Outstanding Comedy Series in 2009 marked the first time since “The Flintstones” (1960) that an animated series earned such a nomination. “Family Guy” was originally going to be a kid’s show on Cartoon Network called “Larry and Steve”. Also, by 2 May 2003, there was an online petition with over 111,000 names on it, to save the show. The show has been canceled twice already. The show was renewed for a third season at the last minute; many new writers were used for the new
He references different parts of pop culture, with statements like “local youths can’t tell or write a story longer than 140 characters” (79) and “strapping on my headset and playing ‘Halo’ or ‘Gears of War’” (83). These references to social media and popular games tells the audience that he understands what this generation talks about. He uses slang when referencing different generations, like “Gen-X” (79) and “Generation Y” (83). These references help him connect with younger generations, and add to his
Option 2: “Family Guy” Keniesha Lake SOCI 1010-C21 Murphy University of Memphis There are many ways to show the world your ideas, and the main way people tend to go about it is using different forms of media. Media is all the print, digital, and electronic means of communication” (OpenStax College 2015). The most used form of media is television. You can use television to find out the news, watch sports, and be entertained. The form of media I am using for this paper is the popular comedy show “Family Guy”.
The entertainment world grew from listening to people on the radio, to the development of Television. CBC became the first broadcast station to open in Canada. Sports like hockey were finally being visualized on the television. Hockey became an important part of
1970s Technology In the 1970s the the big things, were disco and the newest inventions . There were clothes that were brightly colored and more people were paying more attention to the home tv set rather than today where we pay attention to our cell phones and other devices not just one device the tv . In the 70s people were watching tv and listening to a radio if they had such things, but when the microprocessor Intel 4004 came around in 1971 it was a beginning of a new era. when the new Intel 4004 microprocessor came out so did the ideas of how to put it to use such as the hand held calculators, video gaming . Thanks to Intel we have video games in the 70s such as tennis for two and pong.
A reaction shot is when the camera is cut away from the main scene and face to the characters just to get their reaction. It is important for a film to have reaction shots because the viewer would always like to see the reactions that the characters give while something while something exciting occurs. From We're the Millers there were a couple of scenes where the camera was taken away from the main thing happing in order to get the reactions. We can see this during the scene when they get passed the border and are on their way back to the United States. As David is driving the RV he turns on the radio and a song comes on that Kenny and Casey liked a lot.
Television is a constantly evolving machine. From a very passive medium it changed into medium engaging its audience and giving them the freedom to choose the programs they watch. In the seventies Raymond Williams, after extensive analysis of television programming, discovered that that every single item or unit of content was linked to the other units and that all units together form a certain flow that draws its viewers into it and triggers them to continue watching . In this reality the viewer was only a passive receiver of pre-chosen entertainment. It gave the television executives and producers the power to shape viewers perspective of culture and society.