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 HUM/186

MEDIA INFLUENCES ON AMERICAN CULTURE

 

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HUM 186 Week 1 Mass Media: Development and Literacy Assignment Options
 

Review the Week 1 readings and videos.

Submit a Turnitin plagiarism Report with all assignments.

Cite at least 3 scholarly academic sources with correct APA formatting.

Select and complete one of the following assignment options:

Option A

Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper in which you answer the following questions:

 

 

 

What are three of the major developments in mass media since 1990?
 

 

How has technology influenced American culture?
 

 

What is meant by the term media convergence, and how has it affected everyday life?
 

 

Conclude your paper with a reflection on why media literacy is important for responsible media consumption today.

Format your essay according to appropriate course-level APA guidelines.

Submit your assignment to the Assignment Files tab.

Option B

Choose three cultural products you have viewed, read, or otherwise interacted that are examples of distinct forms of mass media.

For example, the biography Alexander Hamilton by Ron Chernow is an example of a cultural product of the mass media channel of print publishing and, more specifically, Penguin Books.

Another example is the cultural product The Walking Dead, whose mass media channel is Television, and more specifically AMC.

Write a 700- to 1,050-word personal essay that describes your three selected cultural products.

Include a discussion of the following in your essay:

 

 

 

In what ways did your examples shape, change, or reinforce your own cultural values?
 

 

In what ways do you think they shape, change, or reinforce the cultural values of our society, in general?
 

 

What is media literacy and why is it important?
 

 

Format your essay according to appropriate course-level APA guidelines.

Submit your assignment to the Assignment Files tab.

 

 

 

HUM 186 Week 1 Effects of Mass Media Paper
 

Resources: Week 1 readings and videos

Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper in which you answer the following questions:

 

 

 

What were the major developments in the evolution of mass media during the last century?
 

 

How did each development influence American culture?
 

 

What is meant by the term media convergence, and how has it affected everyday life?
 

 

Conclude your paper with a reflection on why media literacy is important for responsible media consumption today.

Format consistent with APA formatting guidelines.

Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.

 

 
 

 

 

HUM 186 Week 2 Social Media Platforms and Your Career
 

 

Create a 5-8 slide Powerpoint:
 

 

 

 

Choose a social mediaplatform (Ex. Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat)
 

 

In the presentation,discuss how you would use this social mediaplatform for a small business and/or your career
 

 

Discuss good and bad business practicesin social media
 

 

Use the speaker notesfor additional research
 

 

Cite at least three sourcesusing APA formatting (can be listed in speaker notes or separate slide)
 

 

Adhere to good powerpoint practiceslike clean style, minimal text on slides, and using the speaker notes to show your research
 

 

Please contact me with any questions. 

 

 

Write a 350- to 700-word summary describing using three different social media platforms with the objective of networking within your career field. Use your current social media accounts, or create new ones. Incorporate research regarding how to present a professional profile on social media platforms and discuss your experience in the paper.

Cite at least one resource.

Format consistent with APA formatting guidelines.

Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.

 

 
 

 

 

HUM 186 Week 2 Social Media Paper
 

Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper answering the following questions using the 2016 election and the proliferation of fake news and trolling as your examples:

 

 

 

What are the advantages and disadvantages of easily obtainable information?
 

 

What are the advantages and disadvantages of social media?
 

 

How might knowing these advantages and disadvantages alter how a person might use social media?
 

 

What credibility issues can arise from information on the Internet?
 

 

How was the 2016 election influenced by social media?
 

 

Format your paper according to appropriate course-level APA guidelines.

Submit your assignment to the Assignment Files tab.

Submit a Turnitin plagiarism Report with all assignments.

Cite at least 3 scholarly academic sources with correct APA formatting.

 

 
 

 

 

HUM 186 Week 3 Influence of Entertainment Media Paper
 

Resources: Week 3 readings and videos

Write a 350- to 700-word paper in which you investigate the interrelationship between the entertainment media and culture. Answer the following questions:

 

 

 

In what ways have various forms of entertainment media shaped American culture and its values?
 

 

Are the social influences of entertainment media mostly positive or negative? Explain.
 

 

Provide specific examples from different media types, such as TV, movies, and music to back up your opinions.

Format consistent with APA formatting guidelines.

Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.

 

 
 

 

 

HUM 186 Week 3 Influence of Entertainment Media Assignment Options
 

Review the Week 3 readings and videos.

Submit a Turnitin plagiarism Report with all assignments.

Cite at least 3 scholarly academic sources with correct APA formatting.

Write a 700 – 1050 -word pitch to either a movie or television producer. Your pitch will explain your idea for a new TV or movie program that is based on current market trends. You will need to research what the popular genres are in either movies or television and write your pitch with the intention of selling a story that falls in line with what is currently profitable.

Include an analysis discussing how current popular entertainment trends do or do not reflect American cultural values and their influence on social behavior as well.

Format your paper according to appropriate course-level APA guidelines.

Submit your assignment to the Assignment Files tab.

OPTIONAL: You may include additional materials like your original short sample screenplay (one page only),  your original storyboard or TV poster, original images, or even opt to create a short video or podcast in addition to the essay (include the link in the assignment). These additional materials are not required and are optional in addition to the essay. Include these materials at the end of your essay, with proper citation if needed.

You will be graded on quality of research and content, originality of the idea, and academic style/mechanics (grammar/spelling).

I hope that you enjoy this creative endeavor. Feel free to ask any questions in the discussion thread below the assigment.

 

 

HUM 186 Week 4 Effects of News Media Assignment Options
 

Review the Week 4 readings and videos.

Submit a Turnitin plagiarism Report with all assignments.

Cite at least 3 scholarly academic sources with correct APA formatting.

Select and complete one of the following assignment options:

Option A

Write a 700- to 1,050-word essay in which you discuss how the information and news media have affected American culture.

Answer the following questions in a cohesive and organized essay:

 

 

 

Does the information media have social responsibility? If yes, in what ways? If not, why not?
 

 

Compare and contrast a media source that is credible with a media sources that is not credible. Use scholarly sources to support your argument for each source’s credibility.
 

 

What is the role of the information and news media in the shaping of political opinions? How has social media affected recent political events in the US?
 

 

How have electronic media and their convergence transformed journalism and news consumption?
 

 

Illustrate your responses with specific examples.

Format your summary according to appropriate course-level APA guidelines.

Submit your assignment to the Assignment Files tab.

 

Option B

Research the events surrounding the airing and aftermath of the investigative news story “For the Record,” produced by CBS news and Dan Rather in 2004.

Based on your research of what actually unfolded, write a 700- to 1,050-word summary of the events and your opinion as to whether or not CBS news should have aired the program. Defend your position based on your understanding of the social responsibilities of journalists.

Include the following in your summary:

 

 

 

An assessment regarding how information media affect American values
 

 

A description of the role of the news media in politics
 

 

An evaluation of the effect of electronic media on this story
 

 

Format your summary according to appropriate course-level APA guidelines.

Submit your assignment to the Assignment Files tab.

 

 
 

 

 

 

HUM 186 Week 5 Effects of Advertising Presentation
 

Resources: Week 5 readings and videos

Choose a product or service from these examples:

 

 

 

Toys
 

 

Fashion
 

 

Travel
 

 

Credit Cards and Bank Products
 

 

Entertainment
 

 

Research the Internet to analyze how that product or service has been advertised.

Prepare a 15- to 20-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation in which you investigate the role of advertising in a culture of consumerism. Be sure to discuss the following:

 

 

 

Who determines ethical standards for advertising?
 

 

In what ways has advertising affected American culture?
 

 

What are the key persuasive techniques used in consumer advertising? Illustrate with specific examples, explaining how each technique works.
 

 

Discuss some of the critical issues that may arise from the following areas: 

 

 

 

Children and advertising
 

 

Advertising in schools
 

 

Health and advertising
 

 

Political advertising
 

 

 
 

 

Find one example of a commercial that strikes you as particularly creative and appealing: 

 

 

 

What are the elements that are unusual?
 

 

What is the target group of the commercial?
 

 

How does the commercial appeal to consumers?
 

 

Why do you believe this commercial to be effective in brand name recognition?
 

 

How are ethical standards met (or pushed to their limits)?
 

 

 
 

 

Illustrate your findings with specific examples. List any references on the last slide.

Format consistent with APA formatting guidelines.

Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.

 
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