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COM 301 Unit 4 Discussion 1 Latest
After viewing the video clip "Killing Us Softly" think about the impact of modern day advertising on women and girls. What does American advertising say about our culture's concept of female beauty? What other female stereotypes exist within the advertising industry? What can be done to debunk these ideas and stereotypes on an individual and societal level? Are the issues with women's advertising discussed by Jean Kilborne in "Killing Us Softly" carried over onto new media platforms such as Internet and smartphone advertising? How do they compare (print advertising/television commercials vs. Internet/smartphone)?
COM 301 Unit 4 Discussion 2 Latest
After watching the series of commercials for the popular video game "Call of Duty," reflect on the meaning of the advertisements in connection with our culture. What do these advertisements say about our culture of violence? Who are the advertisements targeted towards? What assumptions do the advertisements make about the target audience/consumers of the video game?