A Postmodern Cultural Study of Media Manipulation and Capital Market Expansion

Keywords: media, sign, capitalism, simulation, postmodernism


Media manipulation is rampant in the present postmodern culture since people are constantly monitored by screens due to the advancement of technology. In the postmodern world, the media have become an inseparable part of everyday life, where there is hardly any scope to spend a single moment without the screen and media. Thus, the current researcher got the impetus to unravel the media's simulated world, which uses images, advertisements, and signs to expand global capitalism. The objective of the study is to explore inquisitively the power and influence of the media and the way these are used to manipulate people. This is a qualitative study that delves into media politics and media economy in an investigative way to uncover the covert targets of the media. The study's major finding is that the media play a vital role in attracting consumers and expanding world commercialism in today’s globalized world. Several modern and postmodern writings were extensively studied to scrutinize the manifold facets of media manipulation through different presentations of print and visual formats.


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How to Cite
Afrin, S. (2021). A Postmodern Cultural Study of Media Manipulation and Capital Market Expansion. Postmodernism Problems, 11(3), 270-289. https://doi.org/10.46324/PMP2103270