A group blog for Introduction to Media Criticism at NYU, Fall 2009.
Wednesday, September 9, 2009
Low culture, synonymous to popular culture, represents the opinions and desires of the masses. Members of low culture tend to be less educated and of lower economic status than those of high. An example of low culture would be the genre pop music as it translates across a broader public than does classical music. Pop music also serves as an example of low culture due to its meaningless lyrics and unrefined sound.