Mediated Messages And African American / Edition 1

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Overview

Images of African Americans abound in United States' culture - on television, in films, on the radio and in newsprint. Whether in works by African Americans - most notably popular music, film and now television programmes - or works about African Americans, from documentaries to news coverage, strong images pervade our public consciousness.

Integrating applied analysis, case studies and critical perspectives, contributions from leading scholars explore key issues including: the relationship between black men and the police; the state of the African-American press; and the perpetuation of images of African Americans as poor, violent and undereducated.

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Sixteen scholars critically examine the image of African Americans in the media, and the messages which evolve from mediated representations e.g. the relationship between black men and the police, or the perpetuation of an African American stereotype as poor, violent, and undereducated. Analyzing film, print, television, radio, and music, the discussions are timely, and range topically from Spike Lee and the new ghetto aesthetic to the O.J. Simpson trial and rap music. Paper edition, (unseen) $19.95. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780803972780
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Publication date: 2/14/1996
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 320
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.72 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction - Venise T Berry
Racialism and the Media
PART ONE: ISSUES IN FILM
Cultural Engineering and the Films of Spike Lee - William A Harris
Intimations of Invisibility - Ruth Elizabeth Burks
Black Women in Contemporary Hollywood Cinema
The New Ghetto Aesthetic - Jacquie Jones
PART TWO: ISSUES IN PRINT
If It Weren't for Bad Luck - Oscar H Gandy Jr
Framing Stories of Racially Comparative Risk
How Four Newspapers Covered the 1992 Los Angeles 'Riots' - Jyotika Ramaprasad
Entering the Twenty-First Century - Reginald Owens
Oppression and the African-American Press
Carol Moseley-Braun - Carmen L Manning-Miller
Black Women's Political Images in the Media
PART THREE: ISSUES IN TELEVISION/CABLE
Television, Black Americans, and the American Dream - Herman Gray
Sex on the Soaps - Sharon Bramlett-Solomon and Tricia M Farwell
An Analysis of Black, White, and Interracial Couple Intimacy
Broadcast TV News Coverage of the O J Simpson Murder Case - Eddith A Dashiell
Racist or Starstruck?
Advertising Discourse and the Marketing of I'll Fly Away - Karen M Smith
Black Entertainment Television - Alice A Tait and John T Barber
Breaking New Ground and Accepting New Responsibilities?
PART FOUR: ISSUES IN RADIO/MUSIC
Empowering Voices - Sharon Albert-Honore
KUCB and Black Liberation Radio
'Pride and Profit' in Black Radio Promotions - Phylis Johnson and Thomas A Birk
Celebrating Family Days and Business Partnerships
Music in African-American Culture - Portia K Maultsby
Rap Music, Black Men, and the Police - Venise T Berry and Harold Looney Jr

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