Robert.Rucker@sjsu.edu      408-924-3249      Dwight Bentel Hall 125      Hours: M/Tu/W  Noon - 1 PM    


Prof Bob

Office Hours:
DBH 125
Noon-1 pm
M/W

Syllabus

Diversity:
Terms

Identity Theory
Labels
Blind


Cultures:

How You
See Me



MCOM 105
ARCHIVE
Catch up on
recent info &
assignments

 

NEWS
Updates:

#MeToo

CBS
This Morning


ABC
World News
Tonight

CNN

The Download
 

MCOM 105
Textbook
Reviews


Quick Facts

Background
Information:

What is
media
diversity?

Why should
we care?

 

Pew Research

Scholarly
 

Race/Gender
 

Global
Attitudes
 & Trends


Social &
Demographic Trends


SJSU Map



Student Media:

Spartan Daily
Update News


JMC
School:


Mission

Diversity

National
Accreditation

Retention
& Graduation

Diversity:
Let's Talk
About It

Faculty

Internships

AJEEP
Video


University
Learning Goals

California
State

Universities
(CSU)


Accessibility
Education
Center
(AEC)
 

Journalism
& Mass
Communications

About Us

Analytics

Undergraduate
Studies
- JMC
 

JMC Global
Learning
Initiatives:

Afghanistan
Education -
State Dept.
Grant


Crisis Public
Relations
Education
in Europe


Wheels Up
to Cuba


Cuba Trip
Website

 

JMC School
Community
Service:


Gun
Violence
JMC
Project


Obama
Inauguration

Trip 2009

Soul
Sanctuary

Spuler
Media Ethics
Symposium

 

JMC School
Convocation
Keynote
Addresses:


Hunter Elkins

Rene Siegel

Will Thomas
 

William
Randolph
Hearst Foundation
JMC School
Awards:


Sara Ganim

Jose Antonio
Vargas


Journalism
Distinguished
Alumni
:

Steve Lopez
Awarded Honorary

Doctorate
 

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Welcome to Spring Semester 2018
Mondays & Wednesdays, DBH 133, 1:30 - 2:45 pm

Video: How to communicate in MCOM 105
             Focus - "The struggle of being mixed race."

Diversity Terms         Identity Theory
Apple: Inclusion and Diversity

 

New Assignment:  Text Chapters 1 and 4.   
Check daily"News To Know" below for class quiz.
Keep up with current events for class discussions.

 

2/14 Expelled Student Kills 17 in South Florida
Football coach dies shielding students

ABC's Jimmy Kimmel on Florida School Shooting

The Victims       A Mother's Passionate Plea

 
 

More 'News To Know' Below
 

Diversity Observances This Week:

History Channel: Valentine's Day

Pagan roots advanced by Christians and global traditions
like giving red roses and boxes of chocolates.

CBS News:
FBI warns of Romance Scams Online
15,000 reports linked to dating websites last year
that cost Americans up to $210 million.
 


New Orleans Mardi Gras Celebration

Rio De Janiero "Carnival"
 

Global Christians: Season of Lent
Begins Wednesday, Feb. 14th and ends on Easter Sunday.

Chinese New Year
Celebration
The Year of the Dog.


Timely Global Diversity:  Daily Recap
Know what billions are talking about worldwide.

German figure skaters persevere, win Gold Medal

 

NBC tiptoes around gold medal winner Shaun White
allegations of sexual misconduct

White apologizes for dismissing charges as "gossip."
 

From VBlogs to the Ice:
The Shibutanis are storytellers  (Video)
 

Social Identity in Sports
Olympics Diversity Ad: 'This is Me'

Two openly gay Olympians respond
to VP Mike Pence

 


MORE NEWS TO KNOW

16th President Quote
Abraham Lincoln:

"Before you shoot off your mouth,
make sure your brains are loaded."

 

Wake Up To What's Happening Every Day
 

Nightly updates on Trump scandals & reactions
Fast changing news explained.


Diversity in The News:
 

CBS News: Racism in Portland
A public image of being a progressive community,
but a history of racial unrest and attacks.

     Social Media Update:
2/6/18    What Facebook is doing to
           address user addiction.

 

2/10/18   Two White House officials have resigned
after allegations of sexual abuse.

2/7/18   CNN Anchor emotional after sister's death
                Don Lemon thanks people for their kindness.

2/6/18    Casino tycoon Steve Wynn resigns after 'avalanche'
          of bad publicity after sexual misconduct claims.

 


Growing list of incidents

 




MCOM 105: Fall 2017 Diversity Videos
Student suggestions on media cultural portrayals.
 




Special Learning Experience:
Private Donations To Raise $50,000



Details Online: New Web Address





MCOM 105 Class: Archive
Go back and see recent assignments and past news stories.


 


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JMC School
Advertising
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Graduate Program

Fact Sheet

Academic
Calendar


MCOM 105
ARCHIVE


SJSU
Diversity


Diversity
in Music:

Examples

 

Religious
Holidays

 

Media &
Social Issues:

#Me Too
 

ABC's
'What Would
You Do?'

Racial
Profiling

Interacial
Biogotry


Latino
Hate Crime



 MCOM 105
 Video Project
Final

 
Fall 2016

 

 

Social Issues
Roundtable
Discussions

 


MCOM 105

Terms  Definitions
 

SJSU

Latest News


Current Events
Updates:

The Download


Not
Fake News

 

Movie:
In Search of
Liberty

Trailer

 

Inspirational:

12 year old
prodigy


 

MCOM 105


Millennials
in the
Workplace

 

Middle School
Video Stories

 


David Diggs
SJ Businessman,
in his own words.
 

Quick Facts:
College
Students


Disabilities
among working aged adults
Spring 2017
 

Media / Diversity
Organizations:

Asian American
Journalists

AAJA

Black
Journalists

NABJ

Gay Journalists
Association

NLGJA
 

Hispanic
Journalists

NAHJ

Women
Journalists
NFPW
 

Graphic Design
Diversity

Public Relations
PRSA


Advertising:

Diversity in
Action


Case for
Diversity

Struggles with
Diversity

Super Bowl Ads

 

Pew Research:

Immigrants

Global Religious
Diversity

College Grads
and Religion

Religious
Diversity
in Media
Scholarly

2017
Muslims in
America

 

Catholic
Church
Challenges

2013

 

Homosexuality
& The Church

 

The Big Think
Coming Out

 

LGBTQ
Teens



Music Videos

Fall 2016


Mass Incarceration
in America


 
Student Success
'We Learn By Doing!'
 


SJSU

Calendars

Dates &
Deadlines


Spring Break:
Mar. 27-31

Last day of
Spring classes
:
May 16th
 



U.S. Census

Quick Facts

Election Results
2016

Demographics


SJSU Journalism
Who We Are...

Key Indicators
Pew Research Data

Experts/Research

Advertising

Public Relations

Journalism

SJSU Diversity
 

Videos:
2015 Data
Police
Related Deaths


Pew Research: Social Media


Fact Sheet
Tech early adopters
Workplace

Digital Economy
Fact Tank
 

CBS: (Video)
How Technology
Effects Human
Behavior


Gallup:
Student Poll/Data


 


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