Research Paper On Media And Society
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Social Divisions Reflected and Reinforced by Representation of the Mass Media
This 6 page paper argues that the media emphasises the division that already exist within society. The paper begins by considering how sport itself is a reflection and also a source of social division, not only in terms of class but also in terms of age, gender and physical ability. The paper then looks at how and why the media reports and reinforces these divisions. The bibliography cites 10 sources.
Girls, Women, and the Impact of the Media
This essay examines how the media (including television, film, print and commercials) impacts the self-image that women and girls have of themselves. Topics include studies that have been done to ascertain the media's impact on women's roles in society. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
The 1988 Movie 'Zan Boko'
This 3 page report discusses the 1988 movie Zan Boko. Director and writer Gaston Kaboré explores the impact of modern society on the lives and development of a traditional African people and their lifestyle. He also considers the ways in which an agrarian, subsistence society is forced into becoming an industrialized, commodity economy and an oral culture into a mass media culture. Bibliography lists 2 sources.