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COMPLETE Survey of Mass Communication Notes - Part 16 (got a 90% in the course)

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Department
Communication
Course
COMM 1020
Professor
All Professors
Semester
Winter

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10/31/13 Lecture 16 Process of ‘Othering” • Source material for piecing together our identities, defining ‘us’ and ‘them’ • Availability/equality in materials offered? o It’s hard to be what you don’t see • ‘Positive’ vs. ‘Negative’ stereotypes? o Burden of representation  Barack Obama – scrutinized, especially for his race, even though he represents the country • It takes a long time for stereotypes to change • Notion of othering is socially constructed and internalized Audiences, Markets, and Identity • Commercial media, commercial culture o Creating needs for consumer culture  Disposable Gillette razor • Post WWII “Consumer’s Republic” o Bigger American economy = bigger share for everyone o Prosperity = ma
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