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MCOM 105: Diversity in the Media

Course Syllabus        Exam Schedule (Revised Dates)


ADVISORY: MCOM 105 Final Video Project
From Long Thai, Graduate Assistant
: April 27th
 
Here are several links that would be useful for MCOM 105 class' projects.
I just recommend these basic how-to's links. For those who know
how to use it, they can find other advanced tutorials on YouTube.

 

1. If you want to do voiceovers, you may want to use Audacity

Audacity Tutorial


 

2. If you going to add music (and you should), make sure you credit it. (Provide font attribution) Here are links for Free Music Download


 

3. Adobe Premier Pro CC – 10 things for beginners


 

4. Adobe Premier Pro CC – 5 essential video effects


 

5. How to remove background noise


 

6. How to remove room echo

 

 

7. Export video

 

FINAL MCOM 105 PROJECTS DUE: MAY 22nd

STUDENT CULTURE VIDEOS
                      See Fall 2016 Final Project Examples
 


Textbook Readings Test #3 - May 10th


Terms and Definitions


Chapter Reviews For Exams


Class of 2017
JMC School Spring Convocation
Keynote Speaker, May 25th, California Theatre
SJSU Journalism Graduate

 
Damian Trujillo

NBC Bay Area News
TV reporter,
host and producer of “Comunidad Del Valle,”
the longest running
public affairs program
in the Bay Area. Airs
on Channel 11 and in
Spanish on Telemundo
Channel 48.
 


In the News This Week ...

 CBS This Morning: FOX News Racial Discrimination Case
Eleven current and former employees filed a class-action lawsuit claiming
they subjected minorities in the company to
"abhorrent, intolerable, unlawful and hostile racial discrimination."

4/23  CNN: FOX News Anchor joins company lawsuit
Kelly Wright, a black reporter and anchor who has been with Fox News since 2003, 
claims that he "has been effectively sidelined and asked to perform the role
of a 'Jim Crow' -- the racist caricature of a Black entertainer.
"



KPIX 5: Special Olympics competition in Contra Costa County
A couple hundred special education students participated
in track and field events in the Special Olympics Northern California.

LGBTQ in the Media

Out (Magazine Online):  Gays on Television

Transgender Outed on 'Survivors' National TV show



Will & Grace Reboot

New 'Star Trek: Discovery' television series
to have a gay character


Chris Carmack (Nashville) on "Why Playing a
Closeted Gay Character is "Humbling"


LGBT Diversity Examples

CMT: 'Nashville' series Gay Character

Showtime: Groundbreaking LGBT Stories
'The L Word'  - Season 1 promo

 

HBO: 'Looking' series   Season 2 Trailer
When HBO cancelled the series, public outcry
to finish telling the stories lead to a feature film.
'Looking'  Movie Trailer

The Truth About Being A Gay Latino

Drew and Rick Parte 13 (Spanish translation)

African-American Gay Series: Love@FirstNight

Gay Asian Series/Movies

Finding Humor in Cerebral Palsy -
Is America Ready for a Gay Disabled

Previously discussed in MCOM 105...

4/24 YouTube: Gay and Lesbians in Media (Stereotypes)

Are Lesbians accurately Portrayed in TV

Real life effects of homosexual media portrayals


10 Hottest Openly Gay Actors in Hollywood

History of Homosexuality in the Media

10 Memorable Gay Male Roles in Movies


JMC School 2016 Special:
LGBTQ & Religions after Pulse Massacre

GLAAD Survey: 'Accelerating Acceptance 2016'
"As a dynamic media force, GLAAD tackles tough issues
to shape the narrative and provoke dialogue that leads to cultural change."

 

Pew Research:

2015: Americans still divided on why people are Gay

2013:  How LGBT adults see society and it sees them


Pew Research Center Poll: 2013
Just under half of Americans (45%) say they think
 engaging
in homosexual behavior is a sin
. Four-in-ten Americans (42%)
said that being gay or lesbian is “just the way some choose to live,”
while a similar share (41%) said that “people are born gay or lesbian.”


MCOM 105 Assignment UPDATE:
Develop your diversity focus.
Gather visual examples.
Make sure you download the 'Adobe Suite'
on your laptop or desktop computers.


Download Info          Tutorials

The Adobe Premiere software is recommended for the
class final video project due during final exams week in May.



 Video Projects - Fall 2016

Candid talk about media portrayals of diversity
and student suggestions for meaningful industry changes.

 

16th President
Abraham Lincoln:

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


To get the most out of Diversity in the Media:   
INTERACT
LISTEN LEARN INCLUDE INFORM



 Why was Bill O'Reilly fired from FOX News?
April 19, 2017

Paris Terrorist Attack
April 21, 2017

Washington Post:
 The O'Reilly Factor on Fox
Advertisers exodus is even worse than it looks


"O'Reilly Factor" show ratings soar
after sexual allegations

Pew Research Data/Analysis:

2016 Cable News Fact Sheet

2014: Five Facts About Fox News


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NEWS:

Pastor who called gays ‘sinners’ after 2016 Pulse nightclub
shooting is convicted of child molestation



Reports: Pope Francis views/thoughts on LGBTQ

 



Harvard University: The Pluralism Project

Homosexuality in the World's Religions


GLAAD: LGBTQ "Missing Voices"
"...media outlets overwhelmingly quoted or interviewed sources
from Evangelical Christian organizations to speak about LGBT lives,
and the messages from those sources were significantly
more negative than positive, resulting in a 'religion versus gay' framing."
 

Pew Research: Survey on LGBT Americans

Gay Marriage/Religious Influence on LGBT


VIDEO:
SJSU Journalism Special

2016 Post-Orlando Nightclub Shooting 
 Religious Leaders Response To LGBTQ

'EQUAL TIME' report on local PBS  San Jose channel 54
  Aired: Sept. 10, 2016
Hosted by Professor Rucker

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4/18    In the Age of "Fake News," Media Brands
are turning to advertising to promote the importance of Journalism


NBC BAY AREA: April 12, 2017

Two JMC School faculty on timely social media reactions
Including Profs. John Delacruz and Bob Rucker


April 10, 2017

4/11/17  White House Press Secy. Apologizes for Hitler comment
 



United Airlines backlash after a passenger is dragged off a flight

Video taken of incident on board the aircraft

United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz
  apologizes for the forcible removal
 

     

This Week: Background on Religious Cultures in The News

'Passover' - Solemn Jewish Observance each year

'Holy Week' for Catholics & Christians Worldwide
 

Famous Religious Movie Presentations:

You Tube background: The story leading to the Jewish Passover
The Ten Commandments movie
Saturday, April 15th it airs on ABC channel 7



YouTube video: Excerpt from "The Passion of The Christ"
***Viewer discretion is advised. Brutality depiction is vivid.***

The Son of God movie

 

4/10  Google accused of 'extreme discrimination'
against female employees


4/10/17
  Neil Gorsuch sworn-in as U.S. Supreme Court Justice

CBS Poll: Americans approve of Trump's attack on Syria
57% Approved  36% Disapproved;  Only 18% favor ground troops getting involved.

 

 

4/9/17   CBS 60 Minutes: What is "Brain Hacking?"
Tech Insider on WHY You Should Care
.

 

Also in the News...

4/11/17  Disabilities among working aged adults


Alabama Governor's Impeachment Hearing Begins
Over Sexual Misconduct in Office


How HRs should handle sexual harassment

 


4/4 
Companies pull TV ads from top FOX News program
after reports of sexual harassment.


Democrats planning to filibuster GOP Supreme Court Nominee

Ivanka Trump on her new role at the White House

Keeper of 'The Keys' at The Vatican


YouTube Tutorial: Video
Think Fast/Talk Smart: Communication Techniques
Effective spontaneous speaking workshop at Stanford University
Graduate School of Business



BEFORE SPRING BREAK:
Gender - The Space Between

 

3/27/17   CBSN Originals explores the intricate world of gender

Other News:

3/23   NY Times Opinion:
There's a Smell of Treason In The Air
F.B.I. confirms an investigation underway for eight months into whether another presidential campaign colluded with a foreign power so as to win an election.
 

New Healthcare Bill would leave millions uninsured

Texas A & M elects first openly gay student body president
 


Pew Research on Gender

Gender equality and inequalities


5 facts about Online Dating

5 facts about Love and Marriage in America

Unmarried immigrant women's birth rate down

Range of Gender Research

 

 



In Advertising: What Are We Learning?
Over time television ads have generated billions of dollars
and taught people about how "to attain happiness."
Gender roles evolve over time time in advertising.

 

 

 

 
 

 


How media influences gender roles and children

Sexism in Modern Advertising

Reinforcing Gender Stereotypes in Advertising

Gender in Leadership

 


Diversity News In The Headlines:

3/21  Police: Chicago teen gang-raped on Facebook Live

LA Latino immigrant communities: Fewer sexual assaults

 Growing role of the first daughter at the White House

Ex-Trump campaign manager faces new allegations


History: St. Patrick's Day (March 17th)

Feast of St. Joseph (March 19th)

'Meet A Muslim Day' in America
Aims to calm fears about Islam.
 

3/14  Trump's 2005 Tax Return Leaked to Media

3/15  "Beware the Ides of March"
 



 

3/14  Marine Corps responds to nude photos scandal


3/12   Latest White House Intruder An SJSU Graduate

A 2015 Engineering grad from Milpitas charged.



March Is Women's History Month
2017 Themes & Honorees

Video: The 1960s Women's Movement

Why is there no 'Men's History' celebration?
 

3/10   CNN profiles First Lady Melania Trump


CBS News Anchor Returns Monday After Heart Surgery

Canadian judge resigns after rape case sexist comment

SNL star Kate McKinnon

3/6  CAIR reacts to Trumps new immigration ban
We met their local Executive Director Zahra Billoo earlier this semester.
 

 Navy: Explicit nude photos online of women Marines
"This behavior destroys morale, erodes trust, and degrades the individual."


 THE DOWNLOAD for more timely news
 

 

Gender in TV, Movies and Music Videos

 





 

 

 

 

MCOM 105 Diversity in Media - Student submissions:
Music Videos
Fall semester 2016


MCOM 105: ASSIGNMENT - See in Local Theatres:

"Hidden Figures"

Film Insights: Achieving the Impossible

Chris Matthews MSNBC: "A Mind Doesn't Have A Color.
Cast discusses the racism and Black women's achievements
in the 1960s America.

Film star Taraji P. Henson's emotional speech after
winning the Screen Actors Guild Award.

 


1/30/17  Class Reading Assignment:


Has Diversity Lost Its Meaning?

"
Adding to the ambiguity is the fact that the definition of 'diversity'
changes depending on who is doing the talking."
 

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STUDENT CULTURE VIDEOS
Fall 2016 Final Projects

 

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News Now           Top Stories
Not Fake News (Trustworthy Info)


Spring 2017 News Updates For Students
  Diversity and news headlines to know.


New Online National Petition:
Tell TV networks to stop broadcasting Trump’s lies.
For class discussion in MCOM 105.
 
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Diversity News: Hollywood Films

2016 Movie: "Hidden Figures"
Insight: Achieving the Impossible

Chris Matthews MSNBC: "A Mind Doesn't Have A Color.
Cast discusses the racism and Black women's achievements
in the 1960s America.

Film star Taraji P. Henson's emotional speech after
winning the Screen Actors Guild Award.


 
 

2017 Movie: "Fences"
Reactions to the film

 


2017 Movie:
"Moonlight"
PBS: Growing up Black, Gay and Poor
Andre Holland discusses masculinity and homosexuality





2017 Release: "Manchester By The Sea"
PBS: A study in male loss and love.
Stars Casey Affleck & Michelle Williams reactions to the film.


 

2017 Release: "Lion"
Based on the true story of a real family experience.


 

 

 

 

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February 20, 2017

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Zahra Billoo

Executive Director,
CAIR-SFBA


Linked Info: Zahra Billoo
            CAIR

  Organization
Reactions to "Muslim Ban"
Immigrants Rights Attorney Job

MCOM 105 Students: Met
next door in TV studio, Room 139.

5 Typed Topic Researched Questions
Required. Click for instructions.

Students also encouraged to
research additional pertinent sources.

 

 

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2016: Fall Semester Diversity Discussions
Gays & Lesbians In The Media

Gay sex is selling more thanks to mainstream media

Out Magazine - Gays on TV

New 'Star Trek: Discovery' television series
to have a gay character

Anthony Rapp from 'Rent' is himself an out gay man,
which makes this casting particularly notable in an industry
that 
still has trouble
 recognizing and rewarding LGBTQ actors.

'Nashville' TV show on ABC television:
Country movie soap moves to CMT

 "...a very universal theme about a guy who feels like
he has to sacrifice happiness in order to achieve his dream..."

Interview with actor Chris Carmack who plays a gay
country music start in Nashville


Chris Carmack on Why Playing a
Closeted Gay Character is "Humbling"

 

HBO series/movie: 'Looking'
Criticized by the LGBT community for depicting
today's gay community lifestyle like the past.

 

Towleroad: The Gay Legacy of 'Glee'

BuzzFeed LGBT:
Why do we see so much scissoring in lesbian
sex scenes?


Ellen Degeneres receives Medal of Freedom
from President Obama




ABC Trailer:
American Crime, Season Two

Actor Connor Jessup: Talks about the teen sexual assault story

 
Arts.Mic:
The Depiction of Gay Teens in 'American Crime'
is Unprecedented on TV

Huffington Post:
What ABC's 'American Crime' Gets Right About
Sexual Assault


Out100: The Survivors and Heroes of Pulse

 Historic Hollywood portrayals:
Celluloid Closet
- Trailer
       Gay Hollywood - The Last Taboo 
 

 

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Teaching Assistant Lloyd Alaban's

12/1 Class Handout:
MCOM 105 Video Tips
Includes hyperlinks to help you video edit
and upload your 2 min videos by 12/16/16
2:30 pm, the absolute deadline.

Go see Prof. Rucker in DBH 125 during office hours
if you still need to discuss how to tell your diversity story
and offer suggestions for the media on how to
address your culture in a more effective way.

SJSU faculty regular office hours end Dec. 12th,
the last day of Fall 2016 semester instruction.


Gay & Lesbian Issues in Media

See Mariela Castro's
Documentary Promo

HBO is currently airing her special report on the LGBT
movement in Cuba. Ms. Castro is the niece of Fidel
Castro. He used to severely punish LGBT members.


See the documentary on HBO if possible
 before Tuesday.

 

 

 

____________________________________________

Prof Bob is looking for more women and minority
community media professionals who could talk in class
about diversity issues in advertising, journalism, public
relations and social media.

Please let him know after class sessions if you
know qualified individuals who could help broaden
our class learning experience. Thank you!

 


 

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Expect MCOM 105 class quizzes on current events.




9/19/16    Unarmed man killed by Oklahoma police

9/19/16    ISIS link investigated in Minnesota
Stabbing Spree

 

9/18/16   CBS News: Three attacks in the U.S. in 12 hours
Law enforcement nationwide on high alert

9/ 18/16   American accidental airstrike in Syria threatens
ceasefire and humanitarian aid efforts

9/16/16  Trump says finally "Obama born in the U.S."
Publically ends his "birther" position.


9/18/16  Emmy winner urges Hollywood to hire transgenders


VIDEO:
SJSU Journalism Special
'EQUAL TIME' report on local PBS

San Jose channel 54:  Aired Sept. 10, 2016

Post Orlando Shooting -
 Religious leaders on LGBTQ

 

NPR Discussion:
U.S. Shades of America - Talks Police Violence



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Hispanic Media Outreach Efforts:

HBO Presentation: "Habla y Vota"
Promo Video

 


HBO Special Program

Habla y Vota
Special HBO series to get out the vote.

Register to vote in California

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9/6/16 
 $20 million settlement deal with Gretchen Carlson
Former Fox News anchorwoman sued Roger Ailes for sexual harassment.
Network forced him out of his job in August.

Extraordinary Public Apology:

"We sincerely regret and apologize for the fact that Gretchen
was not treated with the respect that she and all our colleagues deserve,"
21st Century Fox said.
 

Greta Van Susteren leaving Fox News today

 


9/5/16   President Obama defends Collin Kaepernick's protest
Video: Obama's remarks overseas

Dr. Harry Edwards, adviser for Kaepernick & SF Niners

Kaepernick's football jersey - Skyrocketing sales


 

9/4/16  Mother Teresa of Calcutta declared a saint

Biography of Mother Teresa

The Guardian: ( Opinion ):
 
"My loathing of Mother Teresa turned to admiration"

Donald Trump praises Mother Teresa



SPECIAL VIDEOS:

 

(YouTube)   8/31/16  Donald Trump's Immigration Policy Address

 


Colin Kaepernick's National Anthem Protest
(YouTube) Press Conference Video: Aug. 26, 2016  

President Obama defends Collin Kaepernick's protest

(Video) Reaction: First Take - Stephen A. Smith on Kaepernick
ESPN Commentary: "Don't call him un-American."
Chicago Tribune Opinion:
Disapproval of Kaepernick protest, but...

 

Summer 2016 - 'Millenials' Song  (YouTube/Facebook)


 

(CBS)  Actress Leslie Jones' personal website hacked - 8/24


 

 

(CBS)   Muslims erect anti-ISIS billboards in USA- 8/24

 

(CBS)   New Technology affects human behavior - 8/23

 

 

(CBS)     Race a factor in hot car prosecutions - 8/24

 


Cross Cultural Communication
"A shared system that is passed on from generation to generation to ensure survival."

Media Coalition: What is media diversity?
                           Why should we care?


(View) CBS video: How Technology Effects Human Behavior

 

MCOM 105: Diversity in Media


Research

Pew Research Center

Multigenerational Homes

Conversations about
race in social media


Current Events / Global News


 

8/24/16  Hollywood rallies in support
of actress Leslie Jones

8/23/16  Donald Trump reverses
his position on immigration

8/23/16  Olympic Swimmer loses
major endorsement for lying

8/22/16: New York Times
creates a team focused on race

8/22/16: Women journalists
share stories of sexual harassment

7/5/16:  ABC's 'Grey's Anatomy' TV
star criticized for BET race remarks


Closer focus on Cultures/Social Issues


Constitution of the United States

Amendment I. Congress shall make no law respecting
an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free
exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech,
or of the press
; or the
right of the people peaceably to assemble
,
and to petition the government
for a redress of grievances
.
 

 

 

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Equal Time
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& LGBTQ

Communities

Aired on local
PBS channel 54
9/10/16

Police aerial
surveillance
watching blacks



Race a factor
in child - hot car
prosecutions?

Muslim-Americans
billboards target
ISIS

More News
 

50 Shades in Rio:
2016 Olympic Games


Comcast/
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Diversity Videos:

Muslim-American
woman Rio profile

Tokyo prepares for
2020 Olympics

Sikh Professor -
'Diversity Is

What Makes
This Nation Great'


 
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National
News


2016
State-by-State
Elections

 

Presidential
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2016
 

Background Info:
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Local Stories:

3/22/14

NBC 11
Update
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Incident


Background
 

3/1/14

SJSU Racial
Tensions
Fester


2/15/14
 

Actress Ellen
Page
Comes Out

2/14/15

NFL report on
Miami Dolphin
bullying &
homophobia

 

Campus Diversity

3/3/14:
Pres. Qayoumi
on campus
shooting
incident




Scholarly
Articles/Research


 

Pew Research

5 facts about
ethnicity
& gender in
newsrooms

Who knows what
about religion?

Americans like
diverse
communities


The most & least
cultural diversity
in the world

 

World Muslims

14 largest
Hispanic Groups

Search:
Prejudice

Reporting on
MEDIA BIAS:

Chicago Tribune

 




Entertainment
Social Media
News


Movie:
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2016


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