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'Popular culture did more harm that good'Use all the sources and your own nowledge toexplain whether you agree with this view.

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Wednesday 1st December 2004 Dale Lingard 11T 'Popular culture did more harm that good' Use all the sources and your own nowledge to explain whether you agree with this view. Popular Culture is music, dance, theatre, film,T.V., poetry and Art which is enjoyed by a wide group of people. Some people would argue that popular culture in the 1960's cause harm. Other people however argued that other factors brought harm and change to society. Some people would argue that music would cause harm because of the lyrics in pop songs. Lyrics like 'Lets spend the night together' by The Rolling Stones, influenced young people to have casual sex. ...read more.

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They beleived society would be harmed as more and more young people copied her. Some sections of society were concerned by the reactions of the fans to popular music groups. Fans were seen to be 'a heaving maniacal screaming mob'(source B) which might have been very frightening to some sections of society. Older members of society could see the reaction of fans as damaging to society because large numbers of young people were out of control. Some people would argue that T.V. shows caused harm because of the type of proggrams that were being shown. ...read more.

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Some people also said Newspapers caused harm in society. This was because they wrote sex scandal stories which young people could view or hear about any time a Newspaper was pinted. Although some people thought that popular culture was harming society, other people disagreed. Even though there are sources giving evidence, it could actually be lies. For example, source A was written in the 1990's by one person so any part of her story could of been forgotten slightly or exaggerated, the same with source B written in the 1990's. In source C where Paul Macartney is describing a concert, he also could of forgotten or tried to make himself look better that he really was by exaggerating parts. ...read more.

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