Race and Ethnic Relations, Immigration and Identity

SOCI 162 Race and Ethnic Relations
Mass media is a powerful force shaping American society and the ways in which we think about race and ethnicity in the U.S.
Choose a piece of mass media (news item, magazine ad, movie clip, etc.) that represents a racial or ethnic group.
Write up a 200-word blog entry in which you address the following:
Describe how the piece of media you’ve chosen portrays a specific racial or ethnic group.
Does the piece perpetuate a stereotype or challenge it? How?
Describe the intended audience and creator of the medium. What are the implicit or explicit messages? Whom do they affect?
there should be two separate papers