Introduction to Mass Media 110 01
Textbook: Should read it.
Potter, W. James. Media Literacy (7th ed.). Los Angeles: Sage Publications, 2013.
Assignments questions: answer the questions and make it in folder(Word) please.
Is there anything in the media that you find offensive? Describe in detail. If you could ban something for one week, what would it be?
Review Chapter 2 for information on the multidimensional aspect of media literacy (cognitive, emotional, aesthetic and moral). Find a music video (include the link) and assess it on each of those four areas.
Review Chapter 5 for information on children as a special audience. Then do the following:
Pick a TV show that you watch regularly.
Describe the themes.
If a child age 5-8 watched this show, what behaviors might you expect on the following levels:
Cognitive: what information is learned?
Emotional: how the child acts?
Moral: what decisions a child might make
If a child kept watching this show through adolescence without parental guidance, what behavior might you expect?