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Representation & the media [videorecording] / Media Education Foundation presents ; Stuart Hall ; produced & directed by Sut Jhally
Alternate Title Title on container, disc and menu : Stuart Hall, representation and the media [videorecording]
Northampton, MA : Media Education Foundation, c2002
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 Videos/2nd Flr  HM101 .R46511 2002    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Mass media and culture
Mass media -- Influence
Minorities in mass media
Mass media and minorities
Racism in mass media
Stereotypes (Social psychology) in mass media
Educational films
Nonfiction films
Physical Description 1 videodisc (55 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Note - System Details DVD
Performer/Participant Featuring Stuart Hall ; introduction by Sut Jhally
Credits Editors, Sanjay Talreja, Sut Jhally, Mary Patierno
Note "Lecture shot at the studios of the University of Westminster." -- Closing credits
Summary Stuart Hall, a renown public speaker and teacher, lectures on the central ideas of cultural studies -- that reality is not experienced directly, but through the lens of culture, through the way that human beings represent and tell stories about the world in which they live. Using visual examples, Hall shows how the media -- and especially the visual media -- have become the key players in the process of modern story telling
Contents Introduction [with Sut Jhally] -- Visual representation & the contemporary world -- An old view: representation as reflection / distortion of reality -- A new view: representation as constitutive -- Culture as primary -- Conceptual maps: classifying the world -- Language & communication -- Reality & discourse -- The practices of signification -- Meaning & absence -- Identity, identification & the viewer -- Meaning is interpretation -- Ideology & power fixes meaning -- Contesting stereotypes: positive images -- Contesting stereotypes: taking images apart -- What is at stake in representation: new knowledges, new identities ; Previews ; About MEF
Note Originally produced in 1997
Alternate Author Hall, Stuart, 1932-
Jhally, Sut
Media Education Foundation

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