College of Media
The College of Media is an accredited, highly selective, and internationally respected college where almost 1,100 undergraduate and graduate students are engaged in classes taught by distinguished scholars in media studies, world-renowned experts in advertising and consumer behavior, and award-winning journalists, including Pulitzer Prize winners. With more than 10,000 living alumni, the College has produced a stunning list of graduates who have gone on to wield influence in academia, the press, advertising, and entertainment.
(2001)My research suggests that the MFACM was able to participate in the privileged process of cultural production and construct its institutional reputation by leveraging its two strategic assets---Mexican ethnicity and economic ...
A Technological Dis -Ease: Scientific Discourses, Mass Media, and the 'Truths' About 'Computer -Addiction (2000)This is a case study into the historical emergence of psychological, medical and popular discourses surrounding contemporary conditions variously labeled "computer addiction," "Internet Addiction Disorder," (IAD) and ...
The 1970's as Hollywood's Golden Economic Age: A Critical, Interpretive Analysis of the Blaxploitation Cinematic Movement (2000)The direction of this dissertation is to focus on the relationship between Hollywood and African-Americans at the point where a fiscal crisis and social-political climate came together to produce blaxploitation. In three ...
(2000)Teeth Gritting Harmony: The Ideology of Neo-Liberalism critically examines the ideology of the unfettered, laissez-faire market alongside the mass media institutions and the subjects' everyday practices which reproduce its ...
(1999)The history of Chilean television provides a useful and provocative context for such an analysis. During the 1970s, and early 1980s, the rise of national broadcasting infrastructure, mass viewing practices, and state-controlled ...