What messages do advertisers send to encourage consumers to buy their products? Asking Questions about Body Image in Advertising will help readers discern the messages, both overt and… More »
Asking Questions About Media
Media of all kinds are overwhelmingly present in our lives. This series aims to arm young students with the tools they need to become savvy navigators of the media landscape. Each book offers key questions to ask about how and why media messages are constructed. Readers will learn the basics about how various media are created, key themes in media today, and what to ask about the media they encounter. The goal of the series is to provide a framework to help young students access, analyze, evaluate, create, and participate with the hundreds of messages they receive daily from the mass media, from print to video to the Internet.
Hollywood has provided one of the most popular forms of entertainment for the past century. Asking Questions about How Hollywood Movies Get Made goes behind the scenes to show how a movie… More »
From sports to movies, video games to the news, violence is everywhere in pop culture. Asking Questions about Violence in Pop Culture looks at how we decide what is deemed "too violent" to… More »