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Mass Media Q & A - Questions For Corbett #089

08/17/202215 Comments

As promised, today James does a question and answer with some students of his Mass Media: A History online course. From the history of media to our relationship with to an intriguing question about Gulf War embedded reporting that goes in a very unexpected direction, you won't want to miss this info-packed Q&A.

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Delete Your Social Media - #SolutionsWatch

08/10/2022141 Comments

Even the Big Techers admit it: social media is ripping apart the fabric of our society. So the solution is simple, right? Delete your social media! Or is it not that simple? Join James on today's edition of #SolutionsWatch as he explores the solutions to the Media Matrix problem.

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Interview 1740 - Declare Your Independence From The Media Matrix

08/06/202238 Comments


via FreedomsPhoenix.com: James joins Ernest Hancock for his regular appearance on the Declare Your Independence radio show to discuss how media is used to distract us from real life and real solutions.

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A Mass Media Reading List - Questions For Corbett #088

08/04/202224 Comments


Jackie writes in to ask for another book list, so James obliges by going through the reading list for the new Mass Media: A History online course.

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Episode 423 - Into The Metaverse (The Media Matrix — Part 3)

08/02/202254 Comments

We stand at a precipice. On one side is "reality": the original, authentic, lived human experience. And on the other side is the metaverse: the world of constantly mediated experience. In the middle is hyperreality, that blurry space between the real world and the mediated world. And, living as we do on this side of the electronic media revolution, it is the only place we have ever known.

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Interview 1736 - James Corbett on Media, Truth and Power

07/27/202212 Comments


James talks to Alison Morrow about his new documentary series, The Media Matrix. They discuss the history of the mass media, its effects on the population, how media power translates to political power, the printing press' role in the creation of the nation-state and the electronic media's role in the creation of globalization, where media technology is heading and how people can defend themselves against the dehumanization influence of electronic media.

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Episode 422 - What Hath God Wrought (The Media Matrix — Part 2)

07/25/202274 Comments


It's difficult for us to appreciate just how incredible it was for those who first witnessed communication from a distance with a disembodied electric ghost. In fact, it was almost impossible for people to understand this type of communication in anything but spiritual terms. Even the word "medium" evokes the specter of contact with the spirit world. . . .

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The Media Matrix

07/18/2022

Media. It surrounds us. We live our lives in it and through it. We structure our lives around it. But it wasn't always this way. So how did we get here? And where is the media technology that increasingly governs our lives taking us? This is the story of The Media Matrix.

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Episode 421 - The Gutenberg Conspiracy (The Media Matrix — Part 1)

07/18/202255 Comments


From the Renaissance to the Reformation, from the fall of feudalism to the rise of capitalism, from the Scientific Revolution to the Industrial Revolution, from the way we order our thoughts to what we choose to think about, nothing survived the printing revolution intact. Our world is the world that the printing press has created.

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Episode 420 - Mass Media: A History

07/12/202269 Comments

Join James Corbett for today's special edition of The Corbett Report podcast, where he walks you through Mass Media: A History, a 3-lesson, 6+ hour online course examining the history of media, exploring media’s impact on society, and revealing where technological developments in media technology are taking us in the future. With lectures in audio and video formats, hyperlinked transcript, recommended reading and study guides, this course takes you on a whirlwind tour of over 500 years of history and shows you what the future of media might look like and why it matters.

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