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Unformatted text preview: are exposed to the biased media on a daily basis-It can be seen as encouraging such acts against a particular group or it can influence how the targeted group views the media or the group acting against them-The goal is to keep the public interested in the news and thus, the journalists must adjust the stories to keep their attention-journalists reflect the attitudes of the public but the public in turn changes its attitudes when exposed to various amounts of discrimination-Preconceptions also play a role in the depiction of other ethnic minority groups in the media. The way the media portrays other groups directly influences how much information the public receives, therefore producing some prejudices through ignorance or strengthening preconceptions...
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This note was uploaded on 04/28/2009 for the course PSYC 322 taught by Professor Scott-lowe during the Spring '09 term at Pepperdine.
- Spring '09
- Social Psychology