Archive for June, 2012

Today is a historic day for The Communicated Stereotype. Not because it is the day that the legality of Health Care Reform in the United States was upheld by the Supreme Court. Today is historic because I am launching a new series on TCS. Thursday will henceforth be known as ‘Thing Thursday’ and blogs posted […]

Thursday, June 28th, 2012 at 13:38 | 0 comments
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Recent news about a controversial new anti-circumcision law in Germany reminds me of a stereotype I heard a year ago in the media. CNN commentator Touré in discussing the efforts in California to ban circumcision argued “what’s a little foreskin” and stated that boys should “man up” about being circumcised. Note: I tried to find […]

Wednesday, June 27th, 2012 at 09:10 | 1 comment
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A recent episode of The Daily Show with Jon Stewart (6/7/12) struck a cord with me. Stewart’s lengthy tirade on fair game in politics is insightful especially when he points out that some claims of ‘fairness’ have no merit. His tirade reminds me of the role fairness plays in perpetuating discrimination and the absurdity of […]

Monday, June 25th, 2012 at 22:11 | 1 comment
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The Communicated Stereotype lets you know about a unique opportunity and, also, questions whether she should. I haven’t come to any conclusion about the pros and cons of marketing to an audience based on demographics. This is certainly a media/ communications relevant topic though and, as such, relevant for TCS. What I post below is […]

Friday, June 22nd, 2012 at 18:44 | 0 comments
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Angelo Scuderi is The Communicated Stereotype’s guest blogger for today’s WEblog Wednesday. In his post, he discusses how people steadfastly hold firm to their stereotypes even when confronted with counter-stereotypical information. Through his discussion, Angelo shows how stereotypes of pit bulls can help us understand stereotypes in general. A special thanks to Angelo for sharing […]

Wednesday, June 20th, 2012 at 10:39 | 1 comment
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Listen, my kids and I make funny faces all the time. There are lots of ways to make a funny face. Yahoo images provides lots of fun pictures of funny faces. Manipulating your mouth, eyes, nose, cheeks, tongue, and even ears provides lots of options. But not one of the images on Yahoo! includes a […]

Tuesday, June 12th, 2012 at 13:18 | 0 comments
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