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African Americans in the media today

an encyclopedia

by Sam G Riley

  • 141 Want to read
  • 32 Currently reading

Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African Americans in the mass media industry -- Encyclopedias,
  • Mass media -- United States -- Encyclopedias

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [547]-560) and index

    StatementSam G. Riley
    GenreEncyclopedias
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsP94.5.A372 U568 2007
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v. (xxxvi, 581 p.) ;
    Number of Pages581
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17227269M
    ISBN 100313336792, 0313336806, 0313336814
    ISBN 109780313336799, 9780313336805, 9780313336812
    LC Control Number2007008192

      A prominent magazine geared toward young African-American women has named its top 25 most influential African-Americans who have made great strides for the black community. Topping the list featured in Essence magazine is Sen. Barack Obama, one of the leading Democratic presidential candidates.   African Americans. Follow the RSS feed for this page: It conducts public opinion polling, demographic research, media content analysis and other empirical social science research. Pew Research Center does not take policy positions. It is a subsidiary of The Pew Charitable Trusts.

      Stereotyping of African Americans in the media has stemmed from how the media has presented African Americans to the world. There is a theory by George Gerbner that states, “Individuals who frequently watch high contents of television will begin to believe that they are living in a world similar to what is portrayed on the screen (Gerbner. Long before this administration, there has been a historical pattern of intense resistance to African-American enfranchisement. This racial resentment typically peaks after periods of significant inclusion efforts, for instance, in response to reconstruction in the s, the human rights movements of the s and s and most recently as a response to the presidency of Barack Obama in

    This legal precedent permitted the image of African Americans to be reduced to caricatures in popular culture. Decades-old ephemera and current-day incarnations of African American stereotypes, including Mammy, Mandingo, Sapphire, Uncle Tom and watermelon, have been informed by the legal and social status of African Americans. Participants discussed media portrayal of African-Americans and the negative influence of African-American rap artists and movie personalities on young African-Americans. One presentation used a.


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