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Media & Minorities: The Politics of Race in News and Entertainment (Spectrum Series) (Anglais) Broché – 8 août 2005

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5.0 étoiles sur 5 Subtle Analysis of racism in America media 29 décembre 2005
Par P. Nagy - Publié sur Amazon.com
Format: Relié
Media and Minorities: The Politics of Race in News and Entertainment by Stephanie Greco Larson (Spectrum Series: Rowman & Littlefield) looks at the media's racial tendencies with an eye to identifying the system supportive messages conveyed and offering challenges to them. The book covers all major media--including television, film, newspapers, radio, magazines, and the Internet--and systematically analyzes their representation of the four largest minority groups in the U.S. African Americans, Native Americans, Latinos, and Asian Americans. Entertainment media are compared and contrasted with news media, and special attention is devoted to coverage of social movements for racial justice and politicians of color.

This book examines the American media's racial discourses and shows how the dominant ones help maintain inequality. It analyzes the ideological con-tent of the mainstream media that generally reinforces the racial status quo in which blacks, Native Americans, Hispanics, and Asian Americans are sub-ordinate to whites.

Most of the information in this book is drawn from the scholarly literature on race, media, and politics from a variety of academic disciplines and approaches. Some of the studies used are empirical (using data to test hypotheses); others are theoretical. The methodologies used to describe the media messages include both quantitative and qualitative approaches. Part IV includes original research that analyzes newspaper coverage.

Throughout, the book examines alternative media that challenge the mainstream media and its racial discourse. Mainstream media differ from alternative media in their intended audience, resources, goals, and content. Produced by industries that sell their products to mass audiences for direct payments or advertising, the mainstream media present shows, films, and papers that are intended to make a large profit. To do this, they must cater to mass audiences. Therefore, their content promotes mainstream ideas. Be-cause they operate and thrive within a capitalist economic framework, it is in their self-interest to maintain the system and promote the status quo by presenting a "reality supportive of existing social and economic class power."''

Alternative media appeal to narrower audiences and have goals that supersede profits. Alternative media include independent films, minority newspapers, and websites offering oppositional messages that challenge the dominant discourse. They provide comfort to their audiences, as well as in-formation and alternative interpretations. Alternative news media aim to encourage debate, to monitor the mainstream press, and to increase the visi

bility of certain groups. These media not only represent ideas found in groups excluded from mainstream, but they provide a place where ideas are developed communities are built, and people are empowered. These media "offer a place for counteracting the effects of hegemony, by constructing alter-native narratives which contain different heroes and different plots.

The term "parallel spheres" is used to indicate the places where groups without access to the mainstream press create alternative communication networks. Alternative media and the debates they foster in parallel spheres respond to what is going on in the mainstream press, providing counterpoints and criticisms. Sometimes ideas and rhetoric in the alternative media find their way into the mainstream. While this is relatively rare and sometimes co-optive rather than influential, it shows a potential for diversifying main-stream less.

This book deals with entertainment first, even though entertainment is not typically thought of as political. Yet, as The Apprentice example illustrates, entertainment does serious ideological work by avoiding or hiding social issues and problems. Movies and television programs have consequences for how viewers understand real life, even when they know that the stories are made up. By excluding minorities, the entertainment media fail to tell stories that draw attention and emotion (like empathy or anger) to problems with the racial status quo. By including minorities but treating them as undifferentiated members of a unified group (such as Americans or women), the entertainment media deny both racial discrimination and diversity. By using racial stereotypes, films and television categorize people of color according to assumptions held by white people. These categories provide explanations for why "those people" are "like that." While all groups have stereotypes, those of less powerful groups are stronger and more numerous and have a greater impact on how others perceive people in the group. By focusing on individuals rather than social groups, entertainment media remind viewers that problems are because of "bad" individuals, not flawed social structures.

Part I explores these issue by looking at racial minorities and entertainment television and movies. Chapter 2 begins with an explanation of how entertainment is political and can disempower and subjugate minorities. The efforts of minorities to fight these images and create alternative ones are discussed as forms of political action. The next four chapters look separately at films and television entertainment that include blacks (chapter 3), Native Americans (chapter 4), Hispanics (chapter 5), and Asian Americans (chapter 6). Each of these chapters is organized into sections on exclusion, selective exclusion, stereotypes, system-supportive messages, challenges to main-stream media representations, and alternative media.

Dominant values are not just embedded in entertainment; they are also found in journalism. People think of news as "true" and as "how things are," rather than as a collection of stories put together to promote certain ideas. Yet, the news has narrative structures that include "characters" who are drawn in ways that rely on popular understandings and misunderstandings." Even though the news is "factual," it is presented as a morality tale. Political communications scholars Dan Nimmo and James Coombs call television news "real-fiction" because the segments contain narrative structures and characters and promote certain lessons. These legitimize existing institutions and power relations and promote nationalism, capitalism, minimal government, and individualism." Even when news reports something that has gone wrong, it still does so in a way that promotes the status quo by blaming individuals for the problems, by characterizing these problems as exceptions that have been detected and solved, and by concluding that major social changes are unnecessary, too risky, or impossible to accomplish.

Part II looks at news coverage of the four groups when they are not acting as political activists or governmental actors. It describes how the day-to-day, as well as the crisis, coverage of racial-minority masses selectively excludes them, stereotypes them, and restricts their place in society through its themes and emphasis. Once again, resistance to this coverage and efforts to create alternative news through black and ethnic presses are examined. Chap-ter 7 introduces research on news coverage of minorities and discusses the consequences and causes of this coverage. It also includes an explanation for why increasing the number of minority reporters has not solved the problems. Chapter 8 looks specifically at news about blacks. Chapter 9 does the same for Native Americans, chapter 10 for Hispanics, and chapter 11 for Asian Americans.

Not only can the racial status quo be criticized in alternative media, but it can be challenged on the streets. When racial-minority groups and their allies organize in social movements to protest the status quo, they try to use the mainstream media to accomplish their goals. They offer alternative discourses that challenge the status quo and use or redefine values to promote policy change." The press does not typically carry these messages in the form that the protest movements desire. Yet, adjustments to the dominant ideology sometimes result during periods of social upheaval when the media contain "mixed messages" (some progressive and some regressive). These complex and contradictory narratives in popular culture can provide hope to audiences.

Nevertheless, it is important to realize that cultural values are more static than changing and that the media are more often obstacles to than facilitators of fundamental change. Typically, the news media neutralize criticisms of the dominant ideology by incorporating some of them, overwhelming them with system-supportive messages, and demeaning or refuting challenges. When the dominant ideology shifts, it tends to do so incrementally as elites adjust to challenges from below and within their ranks. Thus, favorable coverage of social movements seems to follow a breakdown in the elite consensus rather than to create it.

Part III looks at media coverage of racial social movements that challenged the racial hierarchy in the 1950s to the 1970s. Chapter 12 reviews literature on media and social movements generally to explain why and how the media usually work against social movements. Chapter 13 looks at cover-age of the civil rights movement (and its aftermath) and challenges the conventional wisdom that the media was consistently its champion. Chapter 14 examines how the media covered the three other racial-minority groups' movements.

Ultimately, it is the politicians who change policy. They use the media to get elected and promote their agendas. Therefore, it is important to look at coverage of candidates and politicians of color when considering media, race, and politics. Part IV discusses the most explicit political news coverage of racial minorities. Chapter 15 reviews the literature on how the media cover candidates and politicians generally. Chapter 16 looks at studies that access how various black candidates and politicians have been covered over time. The rest of part IV relies on case studies of newspaper coverage. Chapter 17 analyzes coverage of two Native American candidates and their white competitors, as well as one year's worth of news about Native American state legislators. Chapter 18 looks at coverage of Mexican American, Puerto Rican, and Cuban American candidates and politicians. Chapter 19 does the same for a Chinese American, a Korean American, and a Japanese American. These chapters illustrate that exclusion and stereotyping become less prevalent when the media cover political insiders of color than when they cover the public and social movements. This finding might do more to illustrate than to refute the system-supportive nature of the mainstream media. After all, like Kwame, major party candidates and politicians tend to play by the rules rather than to challenge the system fundamentally.
5.0 étoiles sur 5 Exceptionally astute! 19 mai 2013
Par MaymieV - Publié sur Amazon.com
Format: Relié
Stephanie Greco Larson's examination and explanations of the world we view in news and entertainment are astute and yet easy to read. She hits the proverbial nail on the head every time, and her book is definitely worth the read.
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