From Paris to Ferguson, Mo. issues of race, police brutality and other tensions have been showcased throughout the world. As part of the Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Department of Mass Communications’ “Diversity Amidst Adversity” series, French journalist, filmmaker and human rights activist Rokhaya Diallo showcased her documentary, “Networks of Hate,” on Monday, April 3 in … More French journalist & filmmaker Rokhaya Diallo showcased “Networks of Hate” at SIUE Diversity Amidst Adversity series
What do films like “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest,” “Psycho” and “Shutter Island” have in common? Each of the films contain fictional characters who suffer with mental illness. Through his research, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s Gary Hicks, PhD, professor in the Department of Mass Communications, sought to recognize the stigmas placed upon people with mental illnesses through in-depth content analysis, interviews with the … More Dr. Gary Hicks Presents on Recognizing Stigma in Media’s Portrayal of the Mentally Ill
The Southern Illinois University Edwardsville College of Arts and Sciences’ Department of Mass Communications presented global perspectives from nationally and internationally recognized speakers on today’s complex media landscape, during Mass Comm Week held April 3-6. “With this week’s theme of “Diversity Amidst Adversity,” we wanted to shine a light on the unusual and complex dynamics … More Mass Comm Week Explores Complex Media Landscape
DigitasLBI Chicago; Chris Quintero & Randy Romero talk to Intro to Mass Comm Students. Chris and Randy speaking to Dr. Musonda Kapatamoyo’s MC 327 class Dr. Gary Hicks presents his sabbatical research on Media, Stigma and Mental Illness Dr. Ibrosheva introduces Prof. William Reckenwald … More Scenes from Mass Comm Week 2017 Day 1 & 2
Dr. Gary Hicks, Professor in the Department of Mass Communications at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville will share his sabbatical research on the critical role that media play in perpetuating stigmas associated with marginalized groups, including the mentally ill. “Media, Stigma and mental illness” WHEN: 1:30- 2:45pm WHERE: Morris University Center Maple-Dogwood Room This will be a scheduled … More SIUE Mass Comm Professor to present on Mental Illness Stigma in the Media
Dr. Shaheen contributed to a weekend release of an article named, “Exploiting fear of Muslims? The far right has nothing on liberal Hollywood”. The article shows how Hollywood productions have capitalized on the fears of the mainstream public by portraying Muslims as terrorists. By using this fear, Muslims are viewed by the public as religious … More SIUE Mass Comm. professor emeritus Jack Shaheen featured in Los Angeles Times
A big thank you to all of our presenters and faculty that go above and beyond to ensure that SIUe Mass Comm Week is a SUCCESS! Here are some highlights from the week: Here are some highlights from Alumni Night:
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