-What does this say about who a “geek” is?-What image do you get from this ad for what “geeks” look like?-Does this ad imply any character traits for “geeks?”
-Listen to the lyrics, what is Keri Hilson saying defines a “pretty girl.”-Analyze the message of the song.-Compare this character to that of the media’s portrayed “geek.”s
-This is the same example on the front page, but lets talk about it here….-How are “geeks” portrayed in this clip? What do they look and act like?-What do “cool” characters look and act like?-Explain if the show makes it’s audience want to be like the “geeks” or the “cool” characters more?
Media and culture
“Geek” Vs. “Cool”<br />Examples for the “Media and Culture” Project<br />
Ads<br />This is an advertisement from a magazine for Best Buy’s Geek Squad.<br />
Music<br />The following is a song about “pretty girls,” by Keri Hilson.<br />
Television<br />This link leads to a clip from “Saved by the Bell”: Glee Club<br />
Conclusion<br />Media’s influence on what is a “geek” and what is “cool” <br />Vs.<br />
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