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COM 249: Mass Media & Mass Culture

An examination of the interplay between the technology and content of the mass communication media and culture Summer 2022

Identify the Major Ideas of Your Research Question

What role does agenda setting theory play in the Fox News and MSNBC reporting of political campaigns?

Major Ideas Related Terms
agenda setting theory
news television AND news
broadcast journalism
political campaigns political candidates
political parties

How can we use cultivation theory to analyze the relationship between aggressive behavior  and violent video game playing?

Major Ideas Related Terms
cultivation theory
aggression psychology
video games internet games
online games
virtual reality AND games

Look for Scholarly Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles Here

Your annotated bibliography must contain at least five scholarly (peer reviewed) journal articles.
You can find peer reviewed journal articles in the databases listed below.

Example search terms
agenda setting theory and internet
cultivation theory and video games
social learning theory and television

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