This week we will be starting group presentations.
Check out our Moodle site for some more useful resources on giving presentations.
And…. what not to do:
Group presentation on 1 media issue that you have researched, including the following:
-An overview of the issue and why it’s of significance
-An account of how the issue has been addressed with appropriate examples drawn from a range of media sources
-A discussion of what has been included or overlooked in the media presentation of this issue and how this might be addressed in theory or practice (Assignment 2: Group Presentation Sheet, Moodle).
So – what do we mean by a media issue? Something happening in the media (coverage) or something the media is doing (trends) … or something else?
Some recent media issues:
A practice group activity:
In your groups:
Which media issue? How to choose?
– You could either work from choosing the topic that most interested you?
Or something that’s happening in the media that you have followed with interest?
-media effects and anxieties about these
-content analysis and cultivation theories
-reading images – representation- semiotics-connotations
-ideology and interpretation
-ownership and control of the media
-the role of the mediated public sphere
-the NEXT WEEK: concept of the moral panic