|Date: October 19 – 22, 2005
Venue: Monterrey, Nuevo León, México
The communication of masses represents a process made up of social imagination and symbolism on a planetary level. The mass-media makes up the machine which produces, and more importantly, transmits the content of the contemporary era.
The departments in Congress will look at, and revise the subjects that contribute to the construction of one of the ‘big theories’ of the mass-media semiotic, analyzing the languages and discursive practices of different mass media and cultural industries as well as the correlation of an answer on the part of the receivers that oscillates between attitudes of complicity and conformity until a critical and purposeful counter-communication generated in the public space. The political communication and the cities with the knowledge will be compatible subjects to the general analysis.
The general subjects are the following:
TOWARDS A SEMIOTIC OF THE MASS MEDIA
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