S5 E8 | POP CULTURE: BETWEEN FACT & FICTION
Calvin, Kent, & Steve sit down with L. Michael Gipson to discuss pop culture, whether certain forms of media are psychologically harmful, whether pop culture is actually popular, and whether Hollywood has a social responsibility to depict history accurately. (Broadcast/Recorded February 6, 2019)
Topics Discussed in this Episode:
WHAT IS POP CULTURE?
ARE CERTAIN FORMS OF MEDIA PSYCHOLOGICALLY HARMFUL?
IS POP CULTURE ACTUALLY POPULAR?
DOES THE MEDIUM A MESSAGE IS COMMUNICATED AFFECT THE MESSAGE ITSELF?
DOES HOLLYWOOD HAVE ANY OBLIGATION TO PORTRAY HISTORY ACCURATELY?
HOW TO DIFFERENTIATE BETWEEN BEING INFORMED AND ENTERTAINED