Media Criticism Spring 2012

Part 1: Deconstructing Super Bowl Ads

Creating Stereotypes: How Columbine Media Coverage Changed Our Perception of the School Shooter

On April 20, 1999, America’s perception of the school shooter was forever changed by the media’s coverage of the Columbine High School shooting. Plagued by questions and in search of answers, the media scrambled to discover what happend but more importantly, why it happened. Collecting eye witness and police reports, the media constructed a stereotype […]

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