Archive for January, 2013

I love it when people tell me wonderful items to include on The Communicated Stereotype. If you have made a suggestion and I haven’t posted it yet, rest assured that I will. I have an entire file of future goodies for my blog. Your suggestions will be posted eventually! Thanks for sharing them! A student […]

Thursday, January 31st, 2013 at 10:00 | 0 comments
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An article published last May in The New York Times argues that the neurotic Jew stereotype is inaccurate and . . . dangerous!!! Author Daniel Smith argues in his article titled Do the Jews Own Anxiety explores how Jews perpetuate this stereotype against themselves. Read the full article here.

Wednesday, January 30th, 2013 at 10:00 | 0 comments
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On today’s Media Monday, the Stereotype Guru shares the all-time best television moment for communicated stereotypes. It is well worth the nearly fifteen minute investment. Without further ado, Jon Stewart of Comedy Central’s The Daily Show on CNN’s Crossfire deflecting liberal stereotypes from hosts Tucker Carlson and Paul Begala.

Monday, January 28th, 2013 at 10:00 | 0 comments
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Apparently, I am not the only stereotype fighter in the family. At Disney World this past November my kids inadvertently communicated an un-stereotype. Let me tell you about it. My regular readers may recall that an un-stereotype is a message about a group that is counter to the stereotype for that group. I originally coined […]

Thursday, January 24th, 2013 at 10:00 | 0 comments
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A new study argues that the student stereotype is inaccurate and unfair!!! Yesterday an article was published in The Irish Independent titled: ‘Students need to suck it up and learn that financial woes build character’. The article was shared 401 time on Facebook and 119 twitter-ites have tweeted about it. According to the author, students […]

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013 at 10:00 | 0 comments
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Calling it a “literary sort of racial profiling,” author and professor Gene Andrew Jarrett discusses the implications of judging a book based on the race of its author. Jarret’s article discussing this topic originally appeared in The Chronicle of Higher Educationand is reposted here. Do stereotypes link credibility about an author’s book content with that […]

Monday, January 21st, 2013 at 10:00 | 0 comments
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Apparently, the slant eyes look for Asians is offensive when you do it in person, but virtually it’s ok… until now.

Saturday, January 19th, 2013 at 10:00 | 0 comments
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For today’s Thing Thursday, I wanted to share an actual holiday card I received.

Thursday, January 17th, 2013 at 10:00 | 0 comments
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In my research exploring the definition of stereotypes I conclude that stereotype accuracy may be a moderator in whether or not a person decides to communicate a stereotype. If a person views a stereotype as accurate then that person may view the stereotype as valuable to communicate, as much as any other fact. If a […]

Wednesday, January 16th, 2013 at 10:00 | 0 comments
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The topic of stereotypes is of interest to many. Although most people are familiar with stereotypes of race, gender, sexual orientation, and age – topics of many of the blogs on The Communicated Stereotype – other stereotypes may garner less attention because they are more easily overlooked. A new book titled The Mama’s Boy Myth […]

Monday, January 14th, 2013 at 10:00 | 0 comments
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