Journalism & Communication
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Media artifact Name of student Professor Course Date Media Artifact Before analyzing the media artifacts, it is pertinent to note that media as an infrastructure, is petitioned into three parts. One is the artifact, in other words, it is a device that is used to both convey and communicate information.
Having put that across, this essay will illustrate a media artifact that obeys the theory of Marxist, in the book “Critical Media Studies: An Introduction by Ott and Mack”. The chosen artifact here is the Buffy the Vampire Slayer, a TV series aired in the United State some times back. According to Vaughan,& Whedon, (2008)Buffy the Vampire Slayer, is an artifact that ran for almost 144 episodes, and it was divide into several seasons. This programme was aired between the years 1997 all the way to 2003. This jockey film had mixed messages of romance, comedy, drama, horror, as well as action. Analyzing its plot-wise it is pertinent to note that Buffy did center its exploits as a chosen one, who by chance found herself residing in the Sunnydale, CA. Notably, this was a small town located at the top of the mouth to hell (Mitchell & Hansen, 2010). Buffy was plucked from a life of partying and cheerleading and was made to vanquish demons and slay vampires, although not at her will. At the commencement of the series, it is true to note that Buffy considered her superpowers to be an imposition. However, for those who managed to watch the entire series, they will actually concur that at the end of the series, Buffy’s thoughts had been changed. ...