National Stereotypes - Media
Representation of Nation in the Media.
Published on: Mar 3, 2016
Transcripts - National Stereotypes - Media
R e p r e s e n t a t io n oconsider:a t i o nYou need to f N• Our concept of our national identity• ‡How we choose to represent ourselves & others as part of a national group A system of representations that claim to be absolute truth Representations of nationality are reinforced and embedded in our cultures as id e o lo g ic a l t r u t h s
F ilm . . ...Like any media provides a representation ofreality not just a window of the reality of nationherefore, representations incorporate points ofview of national identity.erson A – list all positive elements of Britishness
T his is E ngland (2006, Shane Meadows)• The opening sequence is a montage a highly selective representation of major and popular British events from the early 1980s - This is a good example of how a director constructs a representation of nationTask• Person A – list all positive or neutral elements of Britishness in the opening sequence and how they have been used to represent the British nation• Person B – list all negative elements of
London Olympics 2012atch the TV add for the London 2012 Olympics andcompare it to the opening sequence of This is Englandhow are they similar/different? Think about...erson Aolourconic Imageryeople and gender
Are nationalstereotypes positive or negative?