Writing Update!

As I’m closing down my time here in graduate school, I’ve posted a few more of my master research papers in the Writing section. Check them out here. Both papers were written last semester and focus on women in the media and how adolescents connect with media characters, and how that might impact their construction…

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Writing Update!

As you’ve seen here, one of my research interests is the representation of women in the media. This past semester I conducted an original research project to examine how popular feminist discourses are used throughout teen or tween media. It was a fascinating study, and one I hope to expand further. But, for now, the…

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You Can’t Be What You Can’t See

“You can’t be what you can’t see.” Everyone knows the media┬áis in every part of our lives. Recent statistics show that teenagers consume up to 10 hours PER DAY of media. That includes music, television, radio, Internet, etc. What’s even more interesting is the power the media has in shaping the messages we see. Advertising,…

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