MEF Media Studies & Communication Collection

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MEF Media Studies & Communication Collection

2013

The films in the Media Education Foundation (MEF) collection encourage critical thinking about the social, political, and cultural impact of American mass media. With a special focus on representations of gender and race, and...

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Advertising and The End of The World
Advertising and The End of The World
bell hooks - Cultural Criticism & Transformation
bell hooks - Cultural Criticism & Transformation
Beyond Good & Evil - Children, Media & Violent Times
Beyond Good & Evil - Children, Media & Violent Times
Big Bucks, Big Pharma - Marketing Disease and Pushing Drugs
Big Bucks, Big Pharma - Marketing Disease and Pushing Drugs
Brand New You - Makeover Television and the American Dream
Brand New You - Makeover Television and the American Dream
The Bro Code - How Contemporary Culture Creates Sexist Men
The Bro Code - How Contemporary Culture Creates Sexist Men
Captive Audience - Advertising Invades the Classroom
Captive Audience - Advertising Invades the Classroom
Class Dismissed - How TV Frames the Working Class
Class Dismissed - How TV Frames the Working Class
The Codes of Gender - Identity & Performance in Popular Culture
The Codes of Gender - Identity & Performance in Popular Culture
Constructing Public Opinion - How Politicians & the Media Misrepresent the Public
Constructing Public Opinion - How Politicians & the Media Misrepresent the Public
Consumerism & the Limits to Imagination
Consumerism & the Limits to Imagination
Consuming Kids - The Commercialization of Childhood
Consuming Kids - The Commercialization of Childhood
Deadly Persuasion - The Advertising of Alcohol and Tobacco
Deadly Persuasion - The Advertising of Alcohol and Tobacco
The Diamond Empire
The Diamond Empire
Dreamworlds 3 - Desire, Sex & Power in Music Video
Dreamworlds 3 - Desire, Sex & Power in Music Video
Dysfunctional Societies - How Equality Makes Societies Stronger
Dysfunctional Societies - How Equality Makes Societies Stronger
Education Inc. - The Privatization of American Public Education
Education Inc. - The Privatization of American Public Education
Edward Said On Orientalism - "The Orient" Represented in Mass Media
Edward Said On Orientalism - "The Orient" Represented in Mass Media
Howard Zinn’s Emma - A Play About Anarchist Emma Goldman
Howard Zinn’s Emma - A Play About Anarchist Emma Goldman
The Empathy Gap - Masculinity and the Courage to Change
The Empathy Gap - Masculinity and the Courage to Change
Framing an Execution - The Media & Mumia Abu-Jamal
Framing an Execution - The Media & Mumia Abu-Jamal
Freedom of Expression - Resistance & Repression in the Age of Intellectual Property
Freedom of Expression - Resistance & Repression in the Age of Intellectual Property
Further off the Straight & Narrow - New Gay Visibility on Television, 1998-2006
Further off the Straight & Narrow - New Gay Visibility on Television, 1998-2006
Game Over - Gender, Race & Violence in Video Games
Game Over - Gender, Race & Violence in Video Games
Generation M - Misogyny in Media and Culture
Generation M - Misogyny in Media and Culture
The Gloucester 18 - The Realities of Teen Pregnancy
The Gloucester 18 - The Realities of Teen Pregnancy
Guyland - Where Boys Become Men
Guyland - Where Boys Become Men
Hip Hop - Beyond Beats and Rhymes
Hip Hop - Beyond Beats and Rhymes
The Hollywood Librarian - A Look at Librarians Through Film
The Hollywood Librarian - A Look at Librarians Through Film
The Illusionists - The Globalization of Beauty
The Illusionists - The Globalization of Beauty
In Debt We Trust - America Before the Bubble Bursts
In Debt We Trust - America Before the Bubble Bursts
Independent Media in a Time of War
Independent Media in a Time of War
Joystick Warriors - Video Games, Violence & the Culture of Militarism
Joystick Warriors - Video Games, Violence & the Culture of Militarism
Killing Us Softly - Advertising's Image of Women
Killing Us Softly - Advertising's Image of Women
Latinos Beyond Reel - Challenging a Media Stereotype
Latinos Beyond Reel - Challenging a Media Stereotype
Live From Bethlehem
Live From Bethlehem
Many Ways to See the World
Many Ways to See the World
The Mean World Syndrome - Media Violence & the Cultivation of Fear
The Mean World Syndrome - Media Violence & the Cultivation of Fear
Michael Kimmel: On Gender
Michael Kimmel: On Gender
Mickey Mouse Monopoly - Disney, Childhood & Corporate Power
Mickey Mouse Monopoly - Disney, Childhood & Corporate Power
Militainment, Inc. - Militarism and Pop Culture
Militainment, Inc. - Militarism and Pop Culture
Money for Nothing - Behind the Business of Pop Music
Money for Nothing - Behind the Business of Pop Music
The Myth of the Liberal Media - The Propaganda Model of News
The Myth of the Liberal Media - The Propaganda Model of News
No Logo - Brands Globalization Resistance
No Logo - Brands Globalization Resistance
Not Just a Game - Power, Politics & American Sports
Not Just a Game - Power, Politics & American Sports
The Occupation of the American Mind - Israel's Public Relations War in the United States
The Occupation of the American Mind - Israel's Public Relations War in the United States
Off the Straight & Narrow
Off the Straight & Narrow
The Overspent American - Why We Want What We Do Not Need
The Overspent American - Why We Want What We Do Not Need
Pack of Lies - The Advertising of Tobacco
Pack of Lies - The Advertising of Tobacco
Peace, Propaganda and the Promised Land
Peace, Propaganda and the Promised Land
Personally Speaking - Stuart Hall's Work in Cultural Studies
Personally Speaking - Stuart Hall's Work in Cultural Studies
Playing Unfair - The Media Image of the Female Athlete
Playing Unfair - The Media Image of the Female Athlete
Pornland - How the Porn Industry Has Hijacked Our Sexuality
Pornland - How the Porn Industry Has Hijacked Our Sexuality
The Price of Pleasure (Edited Version) - Pornography, Sexuality & Relationships
The Price of Pleasure (Edited Version) - Pornography, Sexuality & Relationships
The Purity Myth - The Virginity Movement’s War Against Women
The Purity Myth - The Virginity Movement’s War Against Women
Reel Bad Arabs - How Hollywood Vilifies a People
Reel Bad Arabs - How Hollywood Vilifies a People
Remote Control - Children, Media Consumption and the Changing American Family
Remote Control - Children, Media Consumption and the Changing American Family
Returning Fire - Interventions in Video Game Culture
Returning Fire - Interventions in Video Game Culture
Reviving Ophelia - Saving the Selves of Adolescent Girls
Reviving Ophelia - Saving the Selves of Adolescent Girls
Rich Media, Poor Democracy - How Journalism is Compromised by Corporations
Rich Media, Poor Democracy - How Journalism is Compromised by Corporations
Shop 'Til You Drop - The Crisis of Consumerism
Shop 'Til You Drop - The Crisis of Consumerism
Slim Hopes - Advertising & the Obsession with Thinness
Slim Hopes - Advertising & the Obsession with Thinness
Speak Up! Improving the Lives of GLBT Youth
Speak Up! Improving the Lives of GLBT Youth
Spin the Bottle - Sex, Lies & Alcohol
Spin the Bottle - Sex, Lies & Alcohol
Spitting Game
Spitting Game
Stuart Hall: Race - the Floating Signifier
Stuart Hall: Race - the Floating Signifier
Stuart Hall: Representation & the Media
Stuart Hall: Representation & the Media
Stuart Hall - The Origins of Cultural Studies
Stuart Hall - The Origins of Cultural Studies
Teen Sexuality in a Culture of Confusion
Teen Sexuality in a Culture of Confusion
Tough Guise - Violence, Media & the Crisis in Masculinity
Tough Guise - Violence, Media & the Crisis in Masculinity
Tough Guise 2 - Violence, Manhood & American Culture
Tough Guise 2 - Violence, Manhood & American Culture
Toxic Sludge is Good for You - The Public Relations Industry Unspun
Toxic Sludge is Good for You - The Public Relations Industry Unspun
TV Family - Behind the Scenes of America’s First Reality Television Show
TV Family - Behind the Scenes of America’s First Reality Television Show
War Made Easy - How Presidents and Pundits Keep Spinning us To Death
War Made Easy - How Presidents and Pundits Keep Spinning us To Death
What a Girl Wants
What a Girl Wants
White Like Me - Race, Racism & White Privilege in America
White Like Me - Race, Racism & White Privilege in America
Wrestling with Manhood - Boys, Bullying and Battering
Wrestling with Manhood - Boys, Bullying and Battering
The Last Interview - Stuart Hall on the Politics of Cultural Studies
The Last Interview - Stuart Hall on the Politics of Cultural Studies
Souls of Black Girls - The Image of Women of Color in the Media
Souls of Black Girls - The Image of Women of Color in the Media
The Divide - What Happens When the Rich Get Richer?
The Divide - What Happens When the Rich Get Richer?
Constructing the Terrorist Threat - Islamophobia, The Media & The War on Terror
Constructing the Terrorist Threat - Islamophobia, The Media & The War on Terror
More Than a Word - Native American-Based Sports Mascots
More Than a Word - Native American-Based Sports Mascots
The Great White Hoax - Donald Trump and the Politics of Race and Class in America
The Great White Hoax - Donald Trump and the Politics of Race and Class in America
Advertising at the Edge of the Apocalypse
Advertising at the Edge of the Apocalypse
Digital Disconnect - Fake News, Privacy and Democracy
Digital Disconnect - Fake News, Privacy and Democracy
Over 18: The Question is Not Enough - The Effect of Pornography on Kids, Teens, Parents, and Porn Stars
Over 18: The Question is Not Enough - The Effect of Pornography on Kids, Teens, Parents, and Porn Stars
Robert Scheer: Above the Fold - A Profile of a Legendary Journalist
Robert Scheer: Above the Fold - A Profile of a Legendary Journalist