Examines the image of African Americans in media of the twenty-first century. Further, the authors assess the ways in which media focused on gender, religion, and politics in framing perceptions of the President and First Lady of the United States during the Obama administration.
Essays that explore a variety of topics fromf the cyberbullying of women (and particularly women of color) to how college women and men respond to the masculinity reflected in hip-hop lyrics and videos.
Includes analysis of:
Trump, Carrier, and the invisible worker -- The rise and fall of labor reporting -- The news media's shift to upscale audiences -- The changing news narrative about workers -- Workers and political voice -- "Job killers" in the news -- Rethinking news about American workers.