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September 21.

How have humanistic and social science paradigms shaped the field of media studies?  

Agenda

  • Reflection on Curation & Screencasting
  • The ML Smartphone: Asking Critical Questions
  • Make a Connection between Videos and the Readings
  • Create a Histry Timeline CODE: 31032
  • Introduce LEAP 2: Make a News Media Connection
  • Homework and readings for next week

WHAT IS MEDIA LITERACY?

  • “What is Media Literacy?” Video by Alicia Haywood and Joey Papa.

RADIO REDUX

  • “Radio Redux.” Gardner Campbell IGNITE talk at #DML2015.

CONCISION

  • Concision. Video excerpt from the documentary, “Noam Chomsky and the Media,” by  Mark Achbar and Peter Wintonick, 1992.

MEDIA EFFECTS

  • “Media Effects.”  Video by World Bank, AGORA CommGap.

ROAR – ATTACK ON TITAN VERSION

  • “Roar – Attack on Titan Version.” Video by MoMo O/Brien.

MISS REPRESENTATION

Miss Representation 8 min. Trailer from The Representation Project on Vimeo.

PREPARE FOR CLASS ON SEPTEMBER 28

THEME: Propaganda Then and Now. How has the concept of propaganda influenced the study of news and journalism, advertising and public relations?

  1. Watch the Videos on this Page. As you view, make your own connections to the readings.
  2. VIEW: Watch at least 2 screencasts created by members of the #COM520 class and offer a comment in the space provided (or via email).
  3. READ: Bernays, Edward. 1928. Propaganda. New York: IG Publishing. After reading and viewing, make a comment on the Flipgrid where you identify key ideas, generate questions and make connections to your life, career and experiences.
  4. VIEW: Watch the first 30 minutes of “Century of the Self,” (below) a BBC documentary series by Adam Curtis, produced in 2002.
  5. REVIEW the guidelines for LEAP 2: Make A News Media Connection

OPTIONAL VIEW: Sharyl Attkinson on Astroturfing.

COMING UP!
DUE: October 5. LEAP 2: Make a News Media Connection

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