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This is a critical analysis of the political economy. It discusses the rise of social media and the new power that has been brought with it. During the technological turn of the 20th century, The Frankfurt school played a key role in the critical and comprehensive approach to the contemporary studies of mass communication and culture.

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Academia Theodor W. Adorno Cultural studies Social philosophy Science and technology studies Frankfurt School Culture industry Media culture Technological convergence Henry Jenkins Capital: Critique of Political Economy Dallas Smythe Theodor Adorno Mark Deuze
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Academia Theodor W. Adorno Cultural studies Social philosophy Science and technology studies Frankfurt School Culture industry Media culture Technological convergence Henry Jenkins Capital: Critique of Political Economy Dallas Smythe Theodor Adorno Mark Deuze
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During the technological turn of the 20th century, The Frankfurt school played a key role in the critical and comprehensive approach to the contemporary studies of mass communication and culture. Theodor Adorno, Dallas Smythe and Mark Deuze, pose major questions and insight into the field of media and its monetary agenda drawing from Marx’s critical analysis’. These theorists explore the consumption of media within our capitalist society and the messages that are impressed upon us as a result of this agenda. This essay will summarise and historicise the political economy of mass media, its modern context, and major critiques of each theorist. The Frankfurt school of critical theory holds substantial relevance within the history of the political economy. Theodor Adorno as a member o...
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