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October 23 Stereotypes of Native Americans in the News - Characterized by the good Indidian/bad Indian dichotomy o Good = childlike and vulnerable o Bad = uncivilized savages - In the 1800s o Dichotomy used in land dispute and integratoin devate - Early to Mid -1900s o Dichotomy used in debate between assimilationists vs. cultural  pluralists o Added sterotypes = degraded Indian pagan; involved Indian citizen - Currently o Same stereotypes applied to team mascot disputes and land disputes Hispanics in the News - Least represented in te news relative to their population o Geographically o Story type o Subgroup  Ex. Hear about Cubans in Florida Mexicans in Texas o Share same stereotypes of minorities - Stereotypes of Hispanics in the News o Immigrant stereotypes Hispanics depicted as immigrants or illegal aliens Mostly depicted as Mexican
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o Dangerous and Criminal Stereotypes  - System-Supportive Themes and Messages about Hispanics in the News o Immigration Themes Reflects ambivalence Melting pot vs. threat to system o Crime Themes Portrayed as dangerous outsiders Not playing by the rules  Asian Americans in the News - Very little research in this area
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