"Mass Media and Racism" by Dr

The third chapter reports the findings of the content analyses. while the fourth gives a detailed account how the Ebola non-event was constituted. Through "critical discourse analysis" of the competing claims involved in the Ebola non-event, the qualities and characteristics of the professional cultures of medicine and journalism, rhetorical devices, and issues related to the (non)representation / silencing of alternative voices and their relation to power, Adeyanju moves forward the analysis of the complex relationship between society, the mass media and racism.

“Mass Media and Racism” by Stephen Balkaran “Racial Bias Still Haunts Media” by Salim Muwakkil

According to an October 1999 article in the Yale Political Quarterly by Stephen Balkaran, titled “Mass Media and Racism,” mass media have played and will continue to play a crucial role in the way white Americans perceive African-Americans. He asserts the overwhelming media focus on crime, drug use, gang violence and other forms of antisocial behavior among African-Americans has fostered a distorted and pernicious public perception of African-Americans. This focus has led to African-Americans being denied equal access to employment, and essentially forced to remain second-class citizens.

ERIC - Racism and the Mass Media., 1974-Mar

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