submit a term paper on Gender, Race, Class in the Media.

You will prepare and submit a term paper on Gender, Race, Class in the Media. Your paper should be a minimum of 1500 words in length. The reason behind this&nbsp.portrayal of black women in the media is gender, racial, and class differences, and ideologies. News reporting violence against women during “Freaknik”, as analyzed by Meyers (2004) depicts women as being portrayed as stereotypical Jezebels who were attacked after provoking their assaulters from their lewd behavior. The soap opera, All my Children portrays black women as matriarch stereotype. Women are also portrayed in mass media including televisions, magazines, music, and other media as being defined by the men in their lives. Media differences portrayal is further evidenced by the portrayal of black women as matriarchal stereotypes in Frank’s Place on CBS. A study by Manatu (75) shows that black women are portrayed as non-romantic sexual beings and use the example of Halle Berry in Monster’s Ball. Music videos are the other channels that have funneled the portrayal of black women as sexual commodities through the objectification of black women’s bodies in hip-hop videos and other types of music. Asian women have been portrayed in the media as sex objects for their male counterparts, passive, or as partners in crime with men. Latina’s women have been portrayed in the media as tacky, seductresses, overly emotional, and hypersexual in film, music, magazines, and other media. This is evident in Jennifer Lopez and Shakira’s videos that portray sexuality and tropical with the main emphasis being placed.

 
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