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HUM 186 HUM186

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HUM/186

MEDIA INFLUENCES ON AMERICAN CULTURE
 
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HUM 186 Week 1 Effects of Mass Media Paper

Resources: Week 1 readings and videos
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 consistent with APA formatting guidelines.
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HUM 186 Week 2 Social Media Platforms and Your Career

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 consistent with APA formatting guidelines.
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HUM 186 Week 2 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?

Format consistent with APA formatting guidelines.
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HUM 186 Week 3 Influence of Entertainment Media Paper

Resources: Week 3 readings and videos
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 from different media types, such as TV, movies, and music to back up your opinions.
Format consistent with APA formatting guidelines.
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HUM 186 Week 4 Effects of News Media Essay

Resources: Week 4 readings and videos
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 consistent with APA formatting guidelines.
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HUM 186 Week 5 Effects of Advertising Presentation

Resources: Week 5 readings and videos
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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