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Diversity and stereotype issues in the media

Review a publication (i.e., magazine or newspaper) television show, or movie that discusses or illustrates the portrayal of diversity in the media.

Address the following questions in relation to the selected article, movie, or television show:
1) Did the publication, television show, or movie attempt to address the diversity represented in the American landscape?
2) To what extent do the media rely on stereotypes when depicting a certain group?
3) Assess whether or not you feel the selected article, television show, or movie fostered a better understanding of diversity and multiculturalism. Justify your answer.

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The movie I'm choosing is "Good Night and Good Luck" starring George Clooney. The movie was made in the 1950s and discusses the journalism efforts of Edward R. Murrow - a famous journalist with CBS News. During that historical period Joseph McCarthy who was an American Senator was fighting against communism in the United States. This movie is a fictional account of a real-life event. Murrow and the mainly ...

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The solution uses a movie to discuss how the media can portray diversity and stereotype issues. The text contains 310 words.

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