Question I is an article and you must answer questions. Question II is about the representation of Latinos in the U. S. Media and you must summarize the stereotypes regarding the representation of Latino men and women. Questions III and IV are short essays.
I-Read the article (HUMA 4326 – Latino Media in USA) and answer the following questions:
1-What is Anglo media?
2-Summarize information about the meaning of Latino media.
3-How has Anglo media covered Latino culture and reality? What images does it use?
4-What are/have been fiction, film, and television’s main stereotypes of Latinos?
5-Summarize the links between those stereotypes with political situations (in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries) and Hollywood productions.
6-What is meant by the coverage of Latinos as “problem people” and as “zoo stories”?
7-Summarize the differences between Anglo and Latino language media. What is different about their methods of reporting news and stories?
8-What type of roles does Latino news and media play?
9-Explain how the Latino presence in broadcasting has grown.
10-Summarize how the current growth of Latino media is observed.
II-Watch five short videos and summarize the Latino stereotypes in the U.S. media and especially in Hollywood productions. Make a summary. Cite examples, facts and works. (25 points)
a-Hispanic Hollywood: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dbJM2GQKH-M
b-How Hollywood Treats Hispanic Actors: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kELhtkSiLA4
Summarize the stereotypes in U.S. culture and audiovisual works regarding the representation of Latino women in the U.S media. The main purpose of this question is about the representation of Latinas.
Watch these two videos:
d-Spicy Latinas: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jp8uBitvYPc
e-Professor Gunckel Discusses Latino Stereotypes: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UUrQ2OHoQn8
III-The U.S. economy has benefited from labor from Latin America, especially Mexico. Explain how some U.S. laws promoted the entry of workers under federal programs and how unauthorized migrants entered the country without documents. In which sectors have they found work? What has been their salary situation and benefits? Write at least 300 words. You may write more if you desire. (25 points)
IV-Explain how Spanish expansion throughout U.S. history has become visible to you in everyday life, mass media, consumption, cultural traditions and practices. How is it evident that some areas of the U.S. are increasingly multicultural? Add your comments and personal experiences in regards to bilingualism and multiculturalism. Write at least 300 words. You may write more if you desire. (25 points)