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T205: Paper 2 Race and Stereotyping in the Media Park, Ji Hoon. (2006). ‘Naturalizing Racial Differences through comedy: Asian, Black, and White Views on Racial Stereotypes in Rush Hour 2”. Journal of   Communication.  ISSN 0021-9916, 159, 157-177. Ford, Tomas E. (1997). “Effects of Stereotypical Television Portrayals of African Americans on Person Perception”. Social Psychology Quarterly , 268, 226-278. McConachie, Bruce. “Doing Things with Image Schemas: The Cognitive Turn 1.1.1.1.1.1 in Theatre Studies and the Problem of Experience for Historians”.  % Theatre Journal     , Vol. 53, No. 4 (Dec., 2001), pp. 569-594 % Published by: The Johns Hopkins University Press    <http://www.jstor.org/stable/25068987>. Valentino, Nicholas A. “Crime News and the Priming of Racial Attitudes During Evaluations of the President”.  The Public Opinion Quarterly , Vol. 63, No. 3  (Autumn, 1999), pp. 293-320. Published by: Oxford University Press on behalf of the American Association for Public Opinion Research    <http://www.jstor.org/stable/2991710>. Throughout the years it has been debatable as to whether race and portrayals of minority characters in stereotypical settings in films and television has had any type of profound effect on viewers. Decades ago when overt racism was not uncommon in the media it was safe to assume that portrayals of minorities had a direct effect on people’s
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perceptions. However, in contemporary society, now that clear-cut, overt racism is uncommon in the media, stereotypes are passed on unintentionally and in ways that we are not fully aware of. Many times these stereotypes are present in comedic settings. A theory that I will investigate pertaining to race in the media is the idea that the media is capable of reinforcing or activating existing schemas done at an unconscious level. Schemas are by definition an organized set of information or beliefs that we have
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