Culture and TV

Since the 1950s, some Americans have been worried about the effect television might have on American culture. After viewing the presentations and reading the articles, answer the following questions:

Do you believe American television/entertainment affects culture or does it simply reflect culture? Does television/entertainment change how people act or function? Should we look to television to learn about America? Which television shows (past or present) do you think most reflect the American culture and values?

To receive full credit: 1) Address the questions asked in the paragraph above in at least a 300 word post 2) Include at least one question the readings raised for you 3) Reply to at least one of your classmates’ posts and attempt to answer their question.