Panopticism and Ideological State Apparatuses

Discuss how Michael Foucault’s notion of Panopticism and Louis Althusser’s Ideological State Apparatuses (ISA) intersect and play out in our highly digitized mediated contemporary society.

Define the concept of panopticism proposed by Michael Foucault. Define the notion of Ideological State Apparatuses (ISA) proposed by Louis Althusser. Reflect on the role of surveillance, power, and control in your discussion. Use socio-cultural and personal experiences or examples to substantiate your answer.