Popular Culture and Politics

Discussion: Unit 3,

Popular Culture and Politics

Instructions:

Please complete the following steps for your discussion post.

After you have completed the Unit 3 material and have considered the relationship between politics and pop culture, consider the effect that pop culture has on political discourse in our country.  For the discussion board this week, please address the following in your post:

  • How were politics apparent in popular culture during the most recent presidential election?  Give specific examples.
  • What effect can popular culture have on peoples’ political opinions?
  • Is pop culture’s effect on the communication of political ideas beneficial or harmful to society?  Support your argument.

Please be sure to validate your opinions and ideas with citations and references in APA format.

Estimated time to complete: 2 hours

This topic is valued at 40 points. Please review post and response expectations. Please review the rubric to ensure that your response meets the criteria (Read Me First Section of the Course).