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Unformatted text preview: Anth 263 10/13 Notes 16:38 Race, Representation, and Reality TV (Terrions Lecture) Why? Popular media as an important site of intervention -Hall: The media construct for us a definition of what race [and gender] is, what meaning the imagery of race carries, and what the problem of race [and gender] is understood to be. No more Mammy (a personal story) Research Questions: 1. Are these images negative portrayals of black women? 2. If the answer is yes, then what are positive portrayals and who get to name them as such? (NAACP screening of Black. White) 3. What potentially gets obscured by the language of negative and positive? Aspects of Ideology 1. Ideologies are not isolated. The same concepts are articulated differently within different ideologies. -ex. freedom is connected to individualism in liberal ideology, but is a collective -ex....
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