Social Science in Are Games Better Than Life Based upon these videos below, please address the following in a brief essay:
•TEDTalks: David Perry—Are Games Better Than Life?
•Bill Moyers Journal: Media Consolidation and the Erosion of Democracy
1. Explain what Moyers means when he describes “media consolidation.” Give at least TWO solid examples from the video. .
2. How does media consolidation influence what we “choose” to be informed about in modern society? Give specific examples. .
3. Finally, the David Perry video presents the case that video games have become an alternative reality that is more desirable for young people than actual reality. If this is in fact true, what does this mean for the future of today’s younger generation? Justify your response. .