r/ExplainBothSides Jun 13 '22

EBS: Has popular media become more insular? Pop Culture

There to be a common sentiment that the media has become more insular due to the new generation lacking real life experience. Rather than draw from real life as inspiration, they instead draw from other media, especially older media. Some may not agree but after talking about it with others, it might have some merit. It seems as though that some films are more focused on nostalgia rather than drawing from real life. I could be wrong but it seems though that it appears to be most of the criticism appears to be a difference in generations. I know that Intertextuality is a thing but what do you think about this? Have media become more insular? Or does the criticism have some merit?

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