Media Theory Week 5

This week in my Media Theory class is covering the Karl Marxist’s theory of Capitalism and how the conflict theory affects the mass media. Students will be analyzing The Hunger Games movie based on a Marxist’s ideology viewpoint to see how class systems works in film. Chapter 5 Focus Questions: Ideology - is defined as… Continue reading Media Theory Week 5

Rising Suicide Rates

After researching several websites on the 2021 statistics, it seems that Texas is right behind California with the second highest rate of suicide. So far this year between the two states there have been over 8,000 suicidal deaths. I am bringing this important topic up because our government needs to really visit the epicenter area… Continue reading Rising Suicide Rates

Media 101 Week 15

Yes, this Friday is the last day of classes, which means next week is final exams for students. This week’s Media 101 class is also covering how mass media affects the world globally. We discussed how the digital divide hinders the ability to communicate to everyone. We reviewed how foreign authoritative government’s often control their… Continue reading Media 101 Week 15