(Română) LA PUISSANCE DE L’IMAGE DANS LA CULTURE POSTMODERNE

Posted On Nov 10 2015 by

The image has become an indispensable concept for the disciplines studying the defining manifestations and features of postmodern culture. The image plays a crucial role in the process of knowledge and the mental life of humankind, and also in the universe created by man, from fine arts to television and computers. The increasing power of images should be related to the transition of modern written culture to a civilization of the image” where the audiovisual, cultural industries and the whole complex called media culture prevail. The main topics that we have covered in this study refer to the cognitive valences …


MEDIA DISCOURSE AND ITS ROLE IN CULTURE DISSEMINATION AND OFFICIAL LANGUAGE USAGE

Posted On Oct 18 2011 by

Television, a modern hypostasis of mass-media’s, through some of its concrete manifestations: entertainment programmes, reality shows, talk shows, game shows, even news broadcasts and documentaries, displays a generous array of discourses – from discourses concerning cultural or political life to economic, commercial, crisis, unemployment, crime and violence, racism, gender, and so on, discourses. According to their specificity, such television programmes cope with or break the social conventions, the rules of professional deontology, the interlocutor’s / the interviewee’s wishes, the audience’s expectations. The topic and the purpose they are looking for (along with some other contextual factors) determine the cultural level …