3. What flaws do W.E.B. Du Bois identify in the classifying of art as either “pu


3. What flaws do W.E.B. Du Bois identify in the classifying of art as either “pure art” or “propaganda”? What arguments does W.E.B. Du Bois make for the importance of “authentic Negro art” in developing a “black public voice?”
Readings: Cultivating a Black Public Voice – Watts; Class 8 Lecture PowerPoint
4. Explain the Five filters of news media that Herman and Chomsky originally argue makes up the propaganda model. How have changes to the media landscape affected the propaganda model? How have problems been altered or exacerbated in modern media climate? Have things been improved? If so, how?
Readings: Propaganda Model Revisited – Herman; Propaganda 2.0 – Fuchs; Class 9 Lecture PowerPoint
5. Explain the three types of hypothetical readings for decoding media provided by Hall. Using a famous piece of media, provide examples of the different hypothetical readings in the chosen piece of media.
Readings: Encoding/Decoding – Hall; Analysis of Stuart Hall’s Encoding/Decoding – Mambrol; Class 10 Lecture PowerPoint


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