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From Pyscho to YouTube: how a generation lost the ability to be shocked (guest blog)

Georgieva, Stasi (2012) From Pyscho to YouTube: how a generation lost the ability to be shocked (guest blog). POLIS: journalism and society at the LSE (19 Jul 2012). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

Thanks to the internet, digital technology and ‘citizen journalism’ the public can see a range of images and video footage unimaginable just 10 or 20 years ago. Some of this footage is shocking, haunting and desensitizing to a vast extent. Is it part of a wider trend towards a cultural loss of feeling? Polis Summer School student Stasi Georgieva reports.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/polis/
Additional Information: © 2012 The Author(s); Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN1990 Broadcasting
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN1993 Motion Pictures
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN2000 Dramatic representation. The Theater
T Technology > T Technology (General)
Sets: Research centres and groups > POLIS
Date Deposited: 16 May 2017 12:04
Last Modified: 20 Feb 2019 14:14
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/77233

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