Media&Values (Issues 31-41)

Tuning in to Television:
How the Magic Box Shapes Our Views, Vision and Culture
Issue #40-41
Summer/Fall 1987
Exploring the Theme
STARTING POINT: Life Before Television?
Escape From Gilligan's Island
We Are What We Watch: We Watch What We Are
Alice Doesn't Live Here Any More, But the White Rabbit Does
J.R. in Hell: Sin and Salvation on the Small Screen
Second Decade Marks Move to Wider Arena
Dawn of a New Decade
YOUTH: Wise Dating Is No Game
Media&Values: More than a Magazine
Reflection / Action
Outside From the Inside: Television in Jail
How Well Does Television Handle Social Issues?
MINORITIES: TV Stereotypes Ignore Dramas Of Life
Video Values: Questions for the Reflective Viewer
PASTORING: ‘Cosby’ Preaches Loving Lessons
CHILDREN: Learning to Decipher TV Culture
Use TV to Exercise Values
The Media Connection
Issue #39
Spring 1987
Exploring the Theme
STARTING POINT: The images still haunt me
Marketing the Military: Should Soldiering Be Sold Like Soap?
Stereotypes Mask Feelings of Fear
War is Hell... Pass the Popcorn
Toying With War
FAMILY: Working Together Gives Peace a Chance
Reflection / Action
YOUTH: War Is What? Media Confuses Teen Viewers
MINORITIES: Racism Still Implicit In Patriotic Come-Ons
PASTORING: Religion Must Rethink Military Metaphors
GLOBAL: One-Sided Images Feed Cold War Mystique
Questions Help Evaluate War Films
Cracking the Color Code:
Minorities in Media
Issue #38
Winter 1987
Exploring the Theme
STARTING POINT: How do you spell "minority?"
A Long Way to Go: Minorities and the Media
The Wrong Background: Issues of Newsroom Employment
"...And the Company President Is a Black Woman"
For 200 Years: Alternative Press Voices Dissident Views
Reflection / Action
How to Monitor the News
Minority Media: Hearing the Other Side
FAMILY: Learning to Live In Interracial World
CHILDREN:: Vigilant Parents Fill Media's Gaps
Beware: Video Classics
GLOBAL: World's Airwaves Echo Racist Attitudes
Selling the Dream:
Advertising and the Consumer Economy
Issue #37
Fall 1986
Exploring the Theme
STARTING POINT: My Father was a Salesman
Advertising: Hit or Myth?
Idols of the Marketplace
Cloning the Consumer Culture
When Creativity Isn't Enough
Reflection / Action
YOUTH: Material World Puts Price Tag on Values
WOMEN: Using Female Bodies For Sales and Profit
ADVOCACY: Marketing Justice Without Selling Out
MINORITIES: Ads Still Portray All-White Society
GLOBAL: Global Consumers Gain New Self-Awareness
How to Analyze an Advertisement
Wide World of Media Sports Issue #36
Summer 1986
Exploring the Theme
STARTING POINT: More than a Game
It's a Whole New Ball Game
The Man Who Invented TV Sports...
Reflections of a Fading Fan
Play Ball/Pay Ball
No Two Countries See the Same Olympics
Here She Comes...Miss America(n Sportswoman)
Sports Reporting Reflects Each Passing Era
Reflection / Action
WOMEN: Sexism, Hype Spoil Pleasure of Sport
PASTORING: Holy Arenas! A Look at Sport As Ritual
FAMILY: The Family That Plays Together...
Win, Lose or Draw: Sports Jargon in our Lives
A Good Example: Sports Figures as Role Models
Making the Media Work for You Issue #35
Spring 1986
Exploring the Theme
STARTING POINT: Dare to be Aware
Mapping A Geography of Media
Television Exerts Powerful Draw
Blueprint for Response-Ability
Framework for Social Analysis
Creating Cosby: The Power of Television
What are You Worth? Audience for Sale
Reflection / Action
WOMEN: Female Roles Still Distort Reality
Making the Media Work for You: Action Ideas for Families
PASTORING: Preaching Is Pastoral Prime Time
CHILDREN: Media's Message Can Fool Kids
FAMILY: Modeling the Medium: A Parent's Role
MINORITIES: Insinuating Images Influence Perceptions
GLOBAL: U.S. System Not Only Model
Rock and its Role Issue #34
Winter 1986
Exploring the Theme
STARTING POINT: Beyond Lyrics to the Meaning of Music
Lost Listeners Anoint Musical Messiahs
Rock Concerts Unite Body and Soul
How Hits Are Made: Radio's Rating Game
Reflection / Action
FAMILY: Shared Music Listening Opens Dialogue
YOUTH: Music Choices Shape Life Skills
WOMEN: Madonna: Siren or Symbol?
GLOBAL: It's a Small World For Pop Conglomerates
MINORITIES: Ethnic Music: Dial 'G' for Ghetto
ADVOCACY: Lyrics – Are They Singing Something Important?
Remember the Power of Music: A Questionnaire
Violence and Sexual Violence in the Media Issue #33
Fall 1985
Exploring the Theme
STARTING POINT: Sexual Violence in the Media
Exploring the Theme
Media’s New Mood: Sexual Violence
How Would You Rate this Film?
YOUTH: Teens Need Better Rites of Passage
WOMEN: Enough is Enough! Why Sexual Violence in the Media?
PASTORING: Media Mirrors Heart of Darkness
Networks Voice Views On Violence Research
Testimony Reveals Complexity of Sexual Violence Issue
Reflection / Action
MINORITIES: Who Commits Screen Sexual Violence?
ADVOCACY: Violence Against Women Tests Limits of the Law
Cultures Under Siege Issue #32
Summer 1985
Exploring the Theme
Decoding 'Dallas' Overseas
Muktuk and Mass Media
Pirating the Caribbean: Are New Media a New Colonialism?
Television in Trinidad
Endangered Species of the Media World
Reagan’s ‘Image-Makers’ Redefined the Presidency
Your Media and You Issue #31
Spring 1985
Exploring the Theme
Mourning the Late Great Book