Media Theory Week 14

This week students presented their research projects to the class. Most students included a survey with quantitative results as part of their PowerPoint, as a way to help prove their thesis. Several also included their literature review as part of their presentation. Some students found interesting case studies to incorporate into their research. A few… Continue reading Media Theory Week 14

Media 101 Week 12

This week’s media class is about communication law that regulates the media. Students discovered Hollywood’s Hays Code, which highly censored movies from 1922 to 1968. Since then, we have the Motion Picture Association of America’s film rating system (MPAA), which is based upon age appropriation. The class also reviewed the NYTimes vs. Sullivan case from… Continue reading Media 101 Week 12

Media 101 Week 5

This week we are covering the history of photography and film. Students are learning how altering images is an ethical issue of stretching the truth. In this chapter, we discussed the issues of using green screens to create 3D graphics and motion, we discussed that tv companies should not glamorize acts of violence, and lastly… Continue reading Media 101 Week 5