Racial stereotypes and the portrayal of drugs on TV

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Gutenberg
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Racial stereotypes and the portrayal of drugs on TV

Post by Gutenberg » Wed Nov 09, 2011 9:44 pm

I just discovered this interesting article:
This is Your TV on Drugs

Whenever we watch TV or go to the movies, we repeatedly find references of characters using drugs. However, the portrayal of this drug consumption is depicted in a different way depending on who is the person doing them.
Read more:
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/milagros- ... 82019.html

Gutenberg
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Re: Racial stereotypes and the portrayal of drugs on TV

Post by Gutenberg » Fri Nov 11, 2011 1:37 am

Here is another article that also deals with racial stereotypes on television:
Black-and-White TV: Nonverbal Racial Bias Found in Popular Television Shows
Facial expressions and body language may reinforce racism
Read more: http://www.scientificamerican.com/artic ... -tv-nonver

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