The Mickey Mouse Monopoly And A Mouse That Roared: Article Analysis

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When parents are showing their children certain images through media, they are taking a chance of the content of that media influence their children’s young and developing minds. Some may see it as entertainment, learning, etc. but without a doubt the child will be seeing certain images and receiving certain messages of how they should view the world. However, in many cases, parents and educators have opportunities that are not capitalized on, and that is developing children’s understanding about cultures of particular groups and reinforcing that idea with supporting content in media. Giroux and Simon (1989) describe this by saying that ideology is a pedagogical process. “The relationships that subordinate groups enter into with respect to …show more content…
Aspects of The Mickey Mouse Monopoly and A Mouse that Roared directly connects with existing research on: social construction reality and wide awakeness. My framework of analysis for this research is based on my experience with coursework in public relations. I will briefly connect my previous experience of being a student, comparing my knowledge of social construction reality to Disney’s practices. Examples from The Mickey Mouse Monopoly and A Mouse that Roared will be connected to social construction reality in order to highlight the value of the impact Disney’s population culture that results to social …show more content…
There are five concepts; these concepts are essential to know when it comes down understanding the impact of Disney’s multimedia empire. The first concept is, that all media message are constructed. The second concept is, that media messages are constructed using creative language with its own rules. The third concept is, that different people experience the same media message differently. The fourth concept is, that the media has different slants, embodying particular values and points of view. The last concept is, that most media messages are organized to profit and/or

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