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Global Media


Global Media, Race and Gender problems

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Indiana University, Bloomington
Jour-J 110 - Foundatns of Jour & Mass Comm

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J110 1ST Edition Lecture 23 Outline of Last Lecture I II III IV V Purpose of Ethical Reasoning The Potter Box Case Study 1 Case Study 2 Case Study 3 Outline of Current Lecture I II III IV V Four Theories of the Press 5 Dimensions of Media Entman s Study Race in the Media Today Gender and Media Four Theories of the Press Authoritarian Press should serve the government Communist Press is actually run by the government and is there to serve it Libertarian marketplace of ideas people are moral beings capable of making their own decisions if they have enough information Social responsibility even when the press if free from government control it can be controlled by corporate interests Therefore the press should strive to be socially responsible upholding all sides of a story portraying all members of society be a watchdog on the government etc When were these theories espoused what era 1956 Cold War era 5 Dimensions of Media 1 2 3 4 5 Control Finance Programming goals Target audience Feedback mechanism Entman s Study 55 days of Chicago local TV news o 1989 1990 Type of news o Crime o Politics Found white criminals are more likely to be portrayed o In motion o Well dressed o With a visible name Race in the Media Hispanic Asian Arab mixed races all largely left out of the discussion or portrayed stereotypically Races portrayed different in sports Race in entertainment media Stereotypical writing and casting o Black Best Friend BBF Gender and Media How the media treated women in 2013 http www youtube com watch v NswJ4kO9uHc From The Representation Project Status of women in U S media Men were far more likely to be quoted than women in newspapers television and public radio That s also the case in coverage of abortion birth control Planned Parenthood and women s rights The Bechdel Test It has to have at least two named women in it Who talk to each other About something besides a man Face ism Ration Portion of the face shown divided what is seen of the whole person

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