Understand media Literacy and Regain Power
by Nesreen Al Hajjar | 2015
For "Was That an Ad? Underestanding advertising Today" of Steph Schem Rogerson
Nesreen argues that in today's world where everyone is connected through the internet, individuals are under pressure from ideologies and are being manipulated by the spectacle (mass media) through persuasive messages.
The spectacle interferes with the interaction between individuals, claims its ideas as truth, and influences their emotions and decisions for its gain. The author emphasizes the importance of media literacy and critical thinking to recognize and decode the messages conveyed through media.
Through understanding the codes and symbolism in media, individuals can become empowered to make informed decisions and regain control over their choices.
Throughout history, the human race has been influenced by various obstacles, leading it to utilize new innovative tools that are developed continuously. The vast discoveries and explorations achieved have granted humans the feeling of empowerment and control. your text to anything, or set your text box to expand on click. Write your text here...