Essays about: "role of mass-media"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 29 essays containing the words role of mass-media.

  1. 1. Female representations on Greek media and Greek women’s (un)employment before and after the Covid-19 pandemic : Examining whether and how media gender stereotypes can affect Greek women’s development in light of a crisis.

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Institutionen för konst, kultur och kommunikation (K3)

    Author : AFRODITI KARANTONAKI; [2021]
    Keywords : gender stereotypes; female entrepreneurship; gender discrimination; women; feminism; mass media; communication; development; Greece;

    Abstract : Women around the world face various kinds of discrimination, which vary from country to country and from culture to culture. Socio-economic crises and global emergencies can accentuate such gender inequalities being particularly detrimental to women. READ MORE

  2. 2. "We woke up. Change is underway and it won't stop." : An analysis of how U.S. mainstream- and alternative media covered the 2019 protests in Latin America

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Institutionen för samhällsvetenskaper

    Author : Catalina Näsman; [2021]
    Keywords : Alternative media; mainstream media; Latin America; protests; protest paradigm; postcolonialism;

    Abstract : Protests constitute one of the most important means for citizens to raise key issues on the social agenda and express marginalised voices, in which an important factor to spread their message is attracting mass media coverage. However, previous research has repeatedly found that the mass media delegitimizes protests and focus on the protest event itself rather than the issues behind it. READ MORE

  3. 3. “We Are Together” : cultural trauma and discourse of collectivism in Chinese video representation of the COVID-19 epidemic

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap; Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kommunikation och medier

    Author : Shujing Zheng; [2021]
    Keywords : risk society; ontological insecurity; cultural trauma; collectivism; COVID-19; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis has two aims. One is to situate COVID-19 in a macro narrative that characterizes our time as a risk society or reflexive modernization. The other is to bring public health emergencies such as the COVID-19 pandemic into the sharp focus of cultural trauma study which is closely related to media representations. READ MORE

  4. 4. News Media Usage, Political Interest and Political Participation

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för journalistik, medier och kommunikation

    Author : Xiaopeng Pang; [2020-08-19]
    Keywords : News media usage; political participation; political interest; age differences; regression analysis;

    Abstract : The discussion in this thesis focus on the relationship between news media usage and political participation. During the last several decades, many researchers have been worried about the decline of political participation, however, more and more opinions believe that political participation has not declined, but just transformed from traditional forms to new forms. READ MORE

  5. 5. Opre Roma! // Up, Romanies! : A Thematic Analysis of Appearance, Voice and Agency of Romani Media Activists’ Platforms in Sweden

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap; Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kommunikation och medier

    Author : Leonie Noe; [2020]
    Keywords : Romani Media Activism; Media Activism; Collective Agency; Silence; Structural Discrimination; Othering; Dehumanization; Voice; Appearance; Historicity; Decoloniality; Thematic Analysis; Semi-Structured Interviewing; Sweden; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This research is concerned with Romani media activists’ use of different online platforms in order to counter the stereotypical representation of Roma in dominant discourses, such as in mass media and state policies. Links are made between these platforms and the cultural context of Sweden that they are set in. READ MORE