This week we’ll discuss how the media make money, and what the consequences and opportunities of this process are for everyone involved in it — as workers, consumers, and global citizens.
Your reading for Tuesday 9/4 is chapter 14 of Media Essentials. For Thursday, please review this document and its links according to the directions given. Use the focus questions to help you evaluate what you’re reading. Be prepared to discuss these readings on Thursday! There isn’t a quiz, but our class will be much more interesting if you arrive prepared…
On Thursday, we’ll also be watching this video from Frontline about e-waste in order to bring our readings to life and provoke more discussion. There are a lot of other good resources on this site as well for those of you who’d like to explore this issue further. This photo gallery from Time magazine is also striking and provocative.
Finally, here’s a resource to help you find a place to safely recycle your e-waste in Oregon.
I look forward to diving into these issues with you this week!