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Advertising and Propaganda: Critical Approaches

Here’s my syllabus an intermediate level undergrad class introducing critical media studies approaches to advertising and propaganda. This was the first time I taught this syllabus, and I will surely refine it in the future.  But I had a good … Continue reading

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Media Literacy syllabi

This class was a 3000-level, writing intensive class. Both syllabi are very similar. The second syllabus includes more “alternative” readings such as blog posts and radio shows.  I am happy to share any materials not directly linked to in these … Continue reading

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Teaching Working Class representations

One of my favorite topics to teach is working class representations in the media. Although over 15 years old, Bettie’s article about Roseanne still resonates with students. I pair this reading with a shorter piece about working class male representation (links below). … Continue reading

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Class debate on media policy

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Meehan on “Why Television is not Our Fault”

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