Mediatic culture and children education

This article sums up an ongoing debate on mediatic culture and children education. Based on the social impact of the huge communication and entertainement corporations, it proposes the concept of a mediatic culture system to account for the growing complexity of the culture industry field. It thus analyzes two interconnected subjects: 1) the mediatization of culture and the mediatic culture production, and 2) the socializing and pedagogical function of the mediatic culture system in modern societies, focusing especially on advertising.

Media; Education; Mediatic culture; Childhood; Culture industry

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