Media 11 – Can new media forms affect our understanding of what is real?

The story of Carson sheds light on how a real-world tragedy can be documented in real-time by social media. Not only does it raise questions about our responsibility as onlookers, whether physically present or present online, and how these new forms of media distort our vision of reality.

This unit is more of a philosophical examination of reality and what keeps us from seeing our true selves in this world of distractions.

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