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    • Representationof race, ethnicityand colour With the person next to you, how many racial stereotypes can you think of from The Simpsons?
    • Race representation Representation of race in the media can consist of the same sort of rigid stereotypes that constitute gender portrayal. Stereotyping of race is seen as more harmful than stereotyping of gender, as media representation may be the only experience of contact with a particular ethnic group that an audience may have (especially children and young people) Racial stereotypes are often based on social myth perpetuated down the ages.
    • Race on UK TV Race remains a hot issue on UK TV, because it’s always going to attract headlines! Often linked with immigration and questions of national identity – what does it mean to be British in the 2010s? Given that modern Britain is populated by a diverse range of people, do national media outlets represent different colours and ethnicities proportionally? Fairly?
    • Alvarado’s racial stereotypes(1978)Four key themes in racialrepresentation:exoticdangeroushumorouspitied (Alvarado et al. 1987: 153)
    • Moral Panics described as a condition, episode, person or group of persons which emerge to become defined as a threat to societal values and interests (Cohen, 1972, p.9). 1970s the image of the black mugger 1980s – image of rioter 1990s – gangsta, gun crimes etc 2000s – Media focus shifts to Muslims
    • Task: Choose three characters on UK TV to write a brief summary of in regards to ethnicity – choose a genre from the 6 genres of TV dramas we have looked at eg. Teen drama, hospital drama, crime drama etc. Consider how they are represented – positive? Negative? Stereotyped? Subverting stereotyped?