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Media & Minorities: The Politics of Race in News and Entertainment

Media & Minorities: The Politics of Race in News and Entertainment (Paperback)

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Media & Minorities looks at the media's racial tendencies with an eye to identifying the "system supportive" messages conveyed and offering challenges to them. The book covers all major media-including television, film, newspapers, radio, magazines, and the Internet-and systematically analyzes their representation of the four largest minority groups in the U.S.: African Americans, Native Americans, Latinos, and Asian Americans. Entertainment media are compared and contrasted with news media, and special attention is devoted to coverage of social movements for racial justice and politicians of color.

History & PoliticsPolitics & governmentPolitical control & freedomsHuman rightsPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesMedia Studies Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publication Date: 08/08/2005 ISBN-13: 9780847694532  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Stephanie Greco Larson is professor of political science at Dickinson College.

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