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Unformatted text preview: as other; made to feel different based on characteristics beyond their control-Segregated channels/programming: BET, Logo, We, Lifetime-Symbolic Annihilation (Absence in the media)=perceived absence in reality-Effects of social annihilation: misunderstandings about minority groups, fear of/violence against minority groups underdeveloped sense of identity in minority groups, much pressure on few existing representations-Stereotyping: based on schema theory, patterns exist that help us make sense of the world around us-A stereotype is a standardized mental picture that is held in common by members of a group and that represents an oversimplified opinion, prejudiced attitude, or uncritical judgment-...
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- Spring '08