Race and Gender in “News” Media


” Mastro and Robinson found that police were significantly more likely to be shown using excessive force when perpetrators were young racial minorities. Mastro and Robinson note that a broad base of research indicates that such negative stereotypical depictions have significant detrimental impact. Repeatedly showing violent acts against Latinos on television across genres tends to normalize such violent behavior in the eyes of viewers” (Santa Ana, p. 12).

-Adriana Martinez


One thought on “Race and Gender in “News” Media

  1. I really like this post and the picture that you have posted along with it. It is so relevant to today’s society that it’s almost sad. We only see what the media wants us to see basically.


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