This week we will look at the role of media in society, specifically television shows and movies. Do movies and TV reflect social stratification by race, class and gender or point in new direction?
For Feb 23:
- Read The Modern Family Effect: Pop-Culture’s Role in the Gay-Marriage Revolution
- Write a response agreeing or disagreeing with the following statement
- What we see in television and movies reinforces gender stereotypes thus holding back social progress.
- Use at least one quote from the article and one example from your own viewing experience to support your argument.