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DetailsEvery day, almost everywhere we go, we are faced with aspects of mass media. From advertisements on billboards, to newspaper articles, to Facebook feeds, people are sharing ideas with each other for a variety of reasons and with a variety of purposes. Odyssey High School Media Studies will look at the many facets of mass media. Students will learn how the media shapes our lives, from laws passed by our government right down to our daily routines. They will also learn about the many different kinds of media and the roles they each play. Newspapers, books, magazines, radio, movies, television, Facebook, Twitter, and more will all be discussed as aspects of the immense media network.