JOUR 534. Diversity in Media. 3 Hours AE41.

A study of mass media images and portrayals of race, class, and gender in society. The course examines media representations of African-Americans, Latinos, Native Americans, and Asian Americans, as well as media images of masculinity and femininity. The course also explores media images of groups traditionally under-represented in the media, including gays and lesbians, the elderly, the poor, and the disabled. Students study media portrayals in journalism, entertainment, public relations and advertising. The course encourages students to think critically about media images and analyze the role mass media play in reinforcing cultural stereotypes. Prerequisite: 8 hours of Journalism. LEC.

Minor in Journalism

http://catalog.ku.edu/journalism-mass-communications/minor/

...Reporting JOUR 419 Multimedia Editing JOUR 503 History of Journalism and Mass Communication JOUR 534...

Minor in Leadership Studies

http://catalog.ku.edu/liberal-arts-sciences/institute-leadership-studies/leadership-studies-minor/

...IBUS 462 Comparative and Cross-Cultural Management JOUR 534 Diversity in Media LING 320 Language...

Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of General Studies in History

http://catalog.ku.edu/liberal-arts-sciences/history/ba-bgs/

...in Comparative Perspective HIST 534 Captivity in America...699 Philosophy of History JOUR 618 First Amendment...

Minor in History

http://catalog.ku.edu/liberal-arts-sciences/history/minor/

...in Comparative Perspective HIST 534 Captivity in America...HIST 670 Comparative Diasporas JOUR 618 First Amendment...