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Cultural capital

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Cultural capital refers to the perceived value of a media product. Specific media and genres carry pre-determined associations that create a value in the eyes of the consumer. These associations calculate worth based on time spent and knowledge gained. Film is thought to be more culturally worthwhile than television. The higher a medium's cultural capital, the more acceptable its consumption.