Media Seduction in Modern Society of Spectacle and Manipulation Cover Image

Medijsko zavođenje u suvremenom društvu spektakla i manipulacije
Media Seduction in Modern Society of Spectacle and Manipulation

Author(s): Nenad Vertovšek, Anja Tomović
Subject(s): Philosophy, Media studies, Communication studies, Theory of Communication
Published by: Centar za filozofiju medija i mediološka istraživanja
Keywords: media manipulations; seduction ideology; media literacy; spectacles; virtual reality;

Summary/Abstract: Media influence on almost all aspects of our lives, have caused major changes in the way of living and perceiving the world each individual. They have become a very important part of everyday functioning and aware of this, they are skillfully trying to use it to manipulate and seduce the public in the name of profit and capital. Media product crisis in which public disclaims ethical values and blame Others for our problems. From McLuhan and Chomsky to Debord, a deeper understanding of the mass media - helps uncover the basics of seduction through the media. and Detect the basis of “society of the spectacle” dominated by artificially created stars and half-truths. It is absurd that the manipulation of reality serve to create a different, virtual and digital reality, which would ultimately represent “true reality”.

  • Issue Year: 4/2015
  • Issue No: 6
  • Page Range: 952-969
  • Page Count: 18
  • Language: Croatian