Mass Media effects on Myth and Legend
- How have movies, television, games and mass market novels changed the
way the general population views and understands myths and legends?
How has the spread of once local fairy tales and ghost stories into a
global culture due to the internet and international product
distribution (toys, movies, fiction) been affected?
What will the urban legends of today be considered by historians and
psychologists of the future? How will they view our
culture's "mythology" considering the effects of "pop-
culture" "reality television" and other instant gratification
interests of the world?