Debate: The World That We Know Is One That Is Mediated by the Media


The world that we know is one that is mediated by the media. Present arguments assessing the truth value of this statement
write a debate being ‘for'(not against) this statement also link it to these learning outcomes

  • Describe the epistemological basis of critical practice as the pursuit of true, certain knowledge.
  • Evaluate the function of the key concepts and ideas in Modernist and Post Modern critical practice.
  • Discuss the claim of the crisis of Modernity and the Post Modern Criticism of the enlightenment project as bankrupt.
  • Evaluate the Post-modern moment as a disruption of the pursuit of knowledge/understanding.

Written as debate

Referencing Requirements:
Simulacra and Simulation (The Body in Theory: Histories of Cultural Materialism)
Marx and the Postmodernism Debates: An Agenda for Critical Theory. By Lorraine Y.
Landry. Westport, CN: Praeger Publishers, 2000. Pp. xiii+232
The Frankfurt School: Its History, Theory and Political Significance by Rolf Wiggershaus (17 Jun 1995)