HUM/186 Media Influences on American Culture

HUM/186 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?     HUM/186 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?

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HUM/186 MASS MEDIA: DEVELOPMENT AND LITERACY ASSIGNMENT OPTIONS
HUM/186 WEEK 1 MASS MEDIA: Development and Literacy Assignment Options
HUM/186 Week 1 Media Influences on American Culture Mass Media: Development and Literacy Assignment Options
Select and complete one of the following assignment options: Option A
OPTION A 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. 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.

HUM/186 Week 1

Mass Media:

Development and Literacy Assignment Options

(Both Option A & Option B are included in this purchase)
Review the Week 1 readings and videos.
Select and complete one of the following assignment options:
Option A (included)

Word Count: 996 words!

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 your essay according to appropriate course-level APA guidelines.
Submit your assignment to the Assignment Files tab.
Option B (included)

Word Count: 1,059 words!

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 2 Social Media Platforms and Your Career
HUM/186 WEEK 2 SOCIAL MEDIA PAPER Social Media Paper
Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper answering the following questions, 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?
HUM/186 SUPPORTING ACTIVITY SOCIAL MEDIA UOP HUM186 How easy is it to access the internet in your community? Do you agree or disagree with the idea that the internet should be widely available to the public in the manner of a utility? Why?

HUM/186 Week 2

(All Assignments listed for Week 2 are included in this purchase)

 

Social Media Platforms and Your Career

Word Count: 795 Words!

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 your assignment according to appropriate course-level APA guidelines.

Submit your assignment to the Assignment Files tab.

 

Social Media Paper

Option #1 Word Count: 1,033 Words!

Option #2 Word Count: 883 Words!

Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper answering the following questions:
• 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?
Format your paper according to appropriate course-level APA guidelines.
Submit your assignment to the Assignment Files tab.

 

HUM/186 Week 3 Media Influences on American Culture
Influence of Entertainment Media Assignment Options
Select one of the following for your Week 3 assignment:
HUM/186 WEEK 3 Option A, 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.
HUM/186 How did the advent of the "blockbuster" affect the film industry? Do movies continue to be a dominant cultural force? With what other media are modern movies competing?
HUM/186 WEEK3 SUPPORTING ACTIVITY PORTRAYING THE FEMININE IDEAL, HUM186 How are men and women portrayed in sitcoms today? How are stereotypes still present? What would you change in the typical portrayal of the sitcom family on today's television shows?

HUM/186 Week 3

Influence of Entertainment Media Assignment Options
Select one of the following for your Week 3 assignment:
Option A

Paper #1 Word Count: 357 words!

Paper #2 Word count: 412 words!
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.
Conclude your paper with thoughts on whether the entertainment media are a reflection of or a catalyst for societal behaviors and attitudes.
Format your paper according to appropriate course-level APA guidelines.
Submit your assignment to the Assignment Files tab.

 

HUM/186 WEEK 4 EFFECTS OF NEWS MEDIA ASSIGNMENT OPTIONS
HUM/186 UOP 2016/2017 Effects of News Media Assignment Options
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:
• Does the information media have social responsibility? If yes, in what ways? If not, why not?
• What is the role of the information and news media in the shaping of political opinions?
• 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

HUM/186 Week 4 

Effects of News Media Assignment Options

 

Word Count: 1,227 words!

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:
• Does the information media have social responsibility? If yes, in what ways? If not, why not?
• What is the role of the information and news media in the shaping of political opinions?
• 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.

HUM/186 EFFECTS OF ADVERTISING PRESENTATION
HUM 186 WEEK 5 SUPPORTING ACTIVITY TELEVISION ADVERTISING
HUM/186 WEEK 5 UOP HUM186 Effects of Advertising Presentation
Choose a product or service from these examples:
• Fast food
• Class of consumer product
• Personal care
• Automobile
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.
HUM/186 Week 5

Effects of Advertising Presentation
Choose a product or service from these examples:
• Fast food
• Class of consumer product
• Personal care
• Automobile
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.
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