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He’s wearing a Bulgari watch…. he drives a Camaro…. Product placement.

The first kind of media manipulation that i thought of was, product placement. It’s funny how when not paying attention you would never notice any of the brand names that are constantly flashing before your eyes. My primary example is … Continue reading

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Blog Assignment #2. Manipulative media techniques

In the most recent Klosterman reading, the author argues that laugh tracks are used to convince audiences that they should laugh at things that aren’t really funny. Whether or not they are effective, the use of laugh tracks is widespread. … Continue reading

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