While we ponder the impact of the mass media on our political existence, it’s often the case we focus in on the news media and the effect it has. That’s all too easy. Let’s dig into the subtler effects of the mass media in general, and take a look at prime time television, here in the good ‘ol U.S. of A.
Here’s the Fall, 2013 prime time line up: http://www.tvguide.com/special/fall-preview/fall-schedule.aspx. What does it say about ‘us’ and what does it imply about our politics?