Modern Minnie: A Revaluation of My Childhood Hero

Modern Minnie: A Revaluation of My Childhood Hero

This analysis reflects on my own personal media heroine, Minnie Mouse, and all of her characteristics in relation to various media articles and the patriarchal ideology. By examining this particular public figure one can view said subject with a new perspective. Rather than the perspective one might construct as a child of Minnie Mouse, new notions can be formed when applying patriarchal ideology to this subject.

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Zombies & Gender Equality in Video Games

Zombies & Gender Equality in Video Games

The Walking Dead has taken on many iterations since it’s debut comic in 2003.  Said comic spawned an enormous following which produced an award winning television series, web series, and multiple video games including the episodic video game series by publisher Telltale Games which will be the focus of this analysis.  The Walking Dead video [...]

Nuclear Fallout in The 100

Nuclear Fallout in The 100

This environmental media analysis will critique the television show The 100 and the environmental issues that it brings forward. Said issues are nuclear fallout, pollution, environmental health, and environmental issues resulting from war. Two persuasion theories will be applied to an episode of this series including the theory of fear appeals and framing theory. In addition to the theories, the elaboration likelihood model will also be applied to The 100.

Women We Love To Hate

Women We Love To Hate

Prominent women have been characterized by both the media and society as “women we love to hate”.  These women who are pinpointed by the media must negotiate the negative  publicity that follows them and turn it into positive publicity that they can benefit from.  Two women who have taken advantage of the spotlight the media [...]