Media Resources

Watch and learn! Carefully selected media links will help bring key concepts and theories to life, preparing you for your studies and exams.

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Audio Links

  • Race Beat: Bob Garfield interviews Gene Roberts, former executive editor of The Philadelphia Inquirer and managing editor of The New York Times, the co-author of The Race Beat: The Press, the Civil Rights Struggle and the Awakening of a Nation. This book is a portrait of a reporter during the Civil Rights Movement.

  • “Does Marching Digitally Send a Message?” from NPR News: Croteau & Hoynes show how the model of the media and the social world can be applied to the Civil Rights Movement of the 1950s and 1960s. In this audio clip, the role of social media on the modern fight for civil rights is considered. How can the modern civil rights movement still be understood with the model of media and the social world, considering the shift to new media and social media?

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