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Media Education Foundation

Overview
Works: 230 works in 733 publications in 2 languages and 45,797 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Interviews  History  Filmed lectures  Case studies 
Roles: Producer, Distributor, Publisher
Classifications: HF5822, 659.1045522
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Most widely held works by Media Education Foundation
Killing us softly 3 advertising's image of women ( Visual )
17 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 1,819 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Social theorist Jean Kilbourne lectures on the portrayal of women in advertising, arguing that the artificial & stereotypical representations therein negatively effect women's psychological health
Tough guise violence, media, and the crisis in masculinity by Sut Jhally ( Visual )
24 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,778 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Systematically examine[s] the relationship between images of popular culture and the social construction of masculine identities in the United States at the dawn of the 21st century ... Argues that the widespread violence in American society needs to be understood as part of an ongoing crisis in masculinity"--Container
Killing us softly 4 advertising's image of women ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 1,225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In this new, highly anticipated update of her pioneering Killing us softly series, the first in more than a decade, Jean Kilbourne takes a fresh look at how advertising traffics in distorted and destructive ideals of femininity. The film marshals a range of new print and television advertisements to lay bare a stunning pattern of damaging gender stereotypes--images and messages that too often reinforce unrealistic, and unhealthy, perceptions of beauty, perfection, and sexuality. By bringing Kilbourne's groundbreaking analysis up to date, Killing us softly 4 stands to challenge a new generation of students to take advertising seriously, and to think critically about popular culture and its relationship to sexism, eating disorders, and gender violence"--Container
Slim hopes advertising and the obsession with thinness by Jean Kilbourne ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and held by 1,033 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
(Producer) Jean Kilbourne is the creator of the award winning film Still Killing Us Softly and a popular lecturer on college campuses. Using examples of over 120 ads from magazines and T.V., Slim Hopes offers a new way to think about demoralizing and life-threatening eating disorders such as anorexia and bulimia
Hip-hop beyond beats and rhymes ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 975 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A look at the conceptualization of masculinity in hip-hop culture. Pays tribute to hip-hop while challenging the rap music industry to take responsibility for too often perpetuating destructive, deeply conservative styles of manhood that glamorize sexism, violence, and homophobia. Includes interviews with prominent rappers, music industry executives, and social critics
Mickey Mouse monopoly ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 913 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This program takes a close and critical look at the world Disney films creates and reaches disturbing conclusions about the values propagated under the guise of innocence and fun. Analyzes Disney's cultural pedagogy, examines its corporate power, and explores its vast influence on our global culture. Includes interviews with cultural critics, media scholars, child psychologists, kindergarten teachers, multicultural educators, college students and children
Dreamworlds 3 desire, sex & power in music video ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 909 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A look at how the narratives of music videos shape individual & cultural attitudes toward femininity, masculinity, secuality and race
Advertising & the end of the world ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 855 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents a compelling and accessible argument about consumerism and its impact on the earth's future. Extensively illustrated with graphics and examples from commercial imagery
Dreamworlds 2 desire/sex/power in music video by Sut Jhally ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and held by 806 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A controversial video that MTV tried to ban. Portrays the impact that sex and violence in media have on society and culture in our everyday life. Shows scenes from over 165 music videos to show how the media portrays masculinity, femininity, sex, and sex roles. Includes a scene of a brutal gang rape from the movie, The accused
Bell Hooks cultural criticism & transformation ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in English and held by 784 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bell Hooks makes a compelling argument for the transformative powers of cultural criticism. She demonstrates how learning to think critically was central to her own self-transformation and how it can play a role in the students' quest for a sense of agency and identity. Includes footage from many films and music videos, and news coverage
Edward Said on Orientalism ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and held by 745 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Edward Said's book Orientalism has been influential in a diverse range of disciplines since its publication in 1978. In this interview he talks about the context in which the book was conceived, its main themes, and how its original thesis relates to the contemporary understanding of "the Orient."
The killing screens media and the culture of violence by George Gerbner ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and held by 737 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explores why there is so much violence on television and its effects on viewers. Addresses psychological, political, social, and developmental impacts of growing and living within a cultural environment of pervasive, ritualized violent representation. Suggests new ways of thinking about the negative effects of mass media on society, and discusses what can be done. Questions and ideas are based on the results of a 20-year ongoing study, the Cultural Indicators Project, by Dr. George Gerbner
Representation & the media ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and held by 730 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hall, a renowned public speaker and teacher, lectures on the central ideas of cultural studies-- that reality is not experienced directly, but through the lens of culture, through the way that human beings represent and tell stories about the world in which they live. Using visual examples, Hall shows how the media-- and especially the visual media-- have become the key players in the process of modern story telling
Race the floating signifier by Stuart Hall ( Visual )
29 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 709 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Stuart Hall, a renowned public speaker and teacher, presents a lecture on race and the meaning of racial signifiers (e.g., skin color) at Goldsmiths' College, New Cross, London. Begins with an interview of Hall by Sut Jhally
Consuming kids the commercialization of childhood ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 707 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discusses the practices of a multi-billion dollar marketing machine that now sells kids and their parents everything from junk food and video games to educational products and the family car. Drawing on the insights of health care professionals, children's advocates, and industry insiders, the film focuses on the explosive growth of child marketing in the wake of deregulation, showing how youth marketers have used the latest advances in psychology, anthropology, and neuroscience to transform American children into one of the most powerful and profitable consumer demographics in the world. Video raises questions about the ethics of children's marketing and its impact on the health and well-being of kids
War made easy how presidents & pundits keep spinning us to death by L Alper ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and French and held by 701 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Analysis of how governments bent on war-making have relied on a vast arsenal of propaganda techniques to overcome resistance at home and disapproval abroad ... Moving from Vietnam to Iraq, the film examines how news reports have become nearly indistinguishable from White House and Pentagon talking points, a problem that has become exacerbated by journalists who have grown accustomed to being fed information by official sources"--Container
Class dismissed how TV frames the working class by L Alper ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 696 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Featuring interviews with media analysts and cultural historians, this documentary examines the patterns inherent in TV's disturbing depictions of working class people as either clowns or social deviants, stereotypical portrayals that reinforce the myth of meritocracy"--Container
The myth of the liberal media the propaganda model of news ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 684 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Edward Herman and Noam Chomsky discuss their comprehensive framework for understanding how the news is produced and in whose interests it works. They argue that the news media is subordinated to corporate and conservative interests and is not liberal
Reviving Ophelia saving the selves of adolescent girls by Mary Bray Pipher ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and held by 678 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mary Pipher discusses the challenges facing today's teenagers, especially girls, as well as the role of media and popular culture in shaping their identities
Spin the bottle sex, lies and alcohol ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 676 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"By exploring the college party scene, Spin the Bottle shows the difficulties students have in navigating a cultural environment saturated with messages about gender and alcohol"--Container
 
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