econ 101 9

1st post: Americans are swimming in a sea of messages. Each year, legions of ad people, copywriters, market researchers, pollsters, consultants, and even linguists—most of whom work for one of six giant companies—spend billions of dollars and millions of man-hours trying to determine how to persuade consumers what to buy, whom to trust, and what to think. Increasingly, these techniques are migrating to the high-stakes arena of politics, shaping policy and influencing how Americans choose their leaders.
Please watch the following Frontline Videos and share your opinion and experiences about the American’s “Cool” culture and its impact to our life in all the aspect.
For your 2nd posting, please research for this subject (cite your sources); post your findings to discuss with your classmates.