media http://wkar.org en National Geographic editor on photography, climate change http://wkar.org/post/national-geographic-editor-photography-climate-change <p></p><p>While for some media outlets photography is taking a back seat, at <a href="http://www.nationalgeographic.com/">National Geographic</a> it continues to be a central part of the brand. The photos featured in the magazine not only take readers around the world, but they also help tell the story of our changing environment.</p><p> Mon, 31 Mar 2014 16:03:51 +0000 Current State 51456 at http://wkar.org National Geographic editor on photography, climate change Expert: Media often depict Asians as model minority http://wkar.org/post/expert-media-often-depict-asians-model-minority <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size: 1.143em; line-height: 1.15; background-color: transparent; font-family: 'Times New Roman'; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">Mass media is often criticized for its lack of diversity and stereotypical portrayals. <a href="https://news.virginia.edu/content/shelf-shilpa-s-dav">Shilpa Davé</a></span><span style="font-size: 1.143em; line-height: 1.15; font-family: 'Times New Roman'; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">, Assistant Professor in American Studies and Media Studies</span><span style="font-size: 1.143em; line-height: 1.15; background-color: transparent; font-family: 'Times New Roman'; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;"> at the University of Virginia, </span><span style="font-size: 1.143em; line-height: 1.15; background-color: transparent; font-family: 'Times New Roman'; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">says </span><span style="font-size: 1.143em; line-height: 1.15; background-color: transparent; font-family: 'Times New Roman'; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">those criticisms often stem from a black and white view of race in America, leaving out important parts of the U.S. cultural landscape such as Asian Americans.</span></p><p> Thu, 07 Nov 2013 17:25:47 +0000 Current State 44952 at http://wkar.org Expert: Media often depict Asians as model minority "Media Sandbox" Blends Once Separate Skills http://wkar.org/post/media-sandbox-blends-once-separate-skills <p>Milennials. Digital natives. Generation Z.&nbsp; Many terms describe the young adults who&rsquo;ve grown up with technology.&nbsp; They carry pocket devices that contain more computational power than was used to put a man on the moon.&nbsp; From kindergarten through college, educators are re-tooling their classes to prepare students for a quickly evolving media world.</p><p>Michigan State University is no exception.&nbsp; All semester, five student teams have been competing to design a multimedia campaign that explains the university&rsquo;s new communications strategy, the &ldquo;Media Sandbox.&rdquo;&nbsp; On Saturday,&nbsp; one of those teams will be announced the winner. Fri, 04 May 2012 04:00:00 +0000 Kevin Lavery 16780 at http://wkar.org "Media Sandbox" Blends Once Separate Skills