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COM 107 notes week of 12/7

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COM 107 notes week of 12/7 COM 107

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Date Created: 12/10/15
COM 107 12715 Media and Gender males Glori cation of violence tough guise A Emphasis on speci c types of images and messages a B What is a real man a Lacks emotion has anger is viokent C Why do producers argue that violence is a male issue a Because there is such a large percentage of men that commit violent acts D How does framing in uence the discussion about the causes if violence a Heterosexuality isn39t discussed in the media its just assumed E How does the dominant ideology affect language and perception a People don39t talk about the subordinate groups F What impact does this have on discussions of media and violence a People always say quotlet boys be boysquot G What message does the media convey to men about emotional expression a That they are allowed to show any type of emotion when sports are involved b But they are allowed to show anger whenever Depictions of males in media A How are male heroes portrayed in entertainment media B What are the traditional meida hero roles a They save the day and get the girl b The cowboy 1 The lone individual doesn39t show much emotion C What do heroes do D Types of roles a Cowboy b Leader 1 Leading forces in charge of a group c Businessman 1 Sometimes very cold and evil occasionally the businessman is the hero but are usually the villain d Joker 1 Don t look like a typical hero don39t act like a typical hero Male body image A Media images a Increasing emphasis on the physical b Increasing size and muscularity B Body dysmorphia Eating disorders Men think thyere less t than they actually are Steroid use Exervise addiction 1 Weight lifting apem Movie and body image A How have images of ideal male bodies changed over the last few decades a Characters are far more buff B How realistic are they a Barely realistic C How is it linked to violence a The bigger you are the more violence you can in ict D What would media effects theories predict about the effects of these types of images Media industry A It39s a business a When advertising depicts something as quotnormalquot people start trying to attain it B Risk avoidance a Reliance on formats stock characters and stereotypes b Mass appeal c Target markets d Sponsorship concerns C Creators and producers a Create what you know COM 107 12915 Media and entertainment The structure of entertainment TV A Television is a business a Marketdriven deliver consumers to sponsors b Concerned with ratings and avoid offending audiences and sponsors c Rarely leads the way in initiating social change it tends to limit itself to acceptable messages B But entertainment TV can normalize images behaviors attitudes and perceptions of others can contribute to empathy and idenU cann The formilas of entertainment TV A Stock stories and characters a Successful formulas are perpetuated b The familiar will not frighten or ooffend audiences and sponsors c Reinforcing stereotypes B Changing stories a Innovation usually only occurs when ratings are sagging or the public makes its dissatisfaction Scripts and schemas A De nition a Organized packets of knowledge b Learned through socialization c Exposure to cultural schemas B Types of schemmas A Personal schemas a Self person roles settings b Event schemas scripts B Media schemas a Narrative thematic character setting Stages of minority portrayals A Invisibility nonrecognition a Almost totally excluded B Ridicule a Stereotypes C Regulation a Unchallenging and inchallenged D Resoect a Appear in a variety of roles


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