Facing Difference: Race, Gender, and Mass Media

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SAGE Publications, Jan 24, 1997 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 285 pages
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For use on race and gender courses offered in schools and departments of communication and journalism as well as women's studies. This anthology covers a wide range of topics, groups, and issues, and has been specifically edited for undergraduate students. Includes articles from the popular press and from academic sources. Introductions by the editors frame each section, and headnote questions are included with each article. Biagi and Kern-Foxworth are master teachers of media courses on race and gender issues and their classroom and publishing experience is evident in every section.

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About the author (1997)

Shirley Biagi is Professor of Journalism at California State University, Sacramento. She has been guest faculty at the American Press Institute, the Southern Newspaper Publishers Association, and the Poynter Institute for Media Studies. She is author of more than 200 magazine articles and four books, including Interviews that Work and Media/Reader.

Marilyn Kern-Foxworth is Associate Professor in the Department of Journalism at Texas A&M University. In Spring 1994, she was the Garth C. Reeves Endowed Chair at Florida A&M University, Department of Journalism, Media and Graphic Arts. In 1981, she received a Kizzy Award from the Black Women Hall of Fame Foundation and was cited as one of 12 outstanding African-American women in America. She is the author of Aunt Jemima, Uncle Ben, and Rastus: Blacks in Advertising, Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow.

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