School of Communication and the Arts
Doctor of Philosophy in Communication (PhD)
(BIPOC) Black Indigenous People of Color, (BLM) Black Lives Matter, (HBCU) Historically Black Colleges and Universities, (PGM) People of Global Majority
James, Anika Ayana, "The Power of Owning Your Narrative and Understanding the Impact Narrative has on Societal Views Through Media Perception" (2022). Doctoral Dissertations and Projects. 3630.
The purpose of this study is to understand Black narrative within media communication, particularly how media’s narrative and cultural viewpoints affect society’s perception of the BIPOC culture and perspective. To understand the feelings and effects of false narratives and false ideology on the community, the researcher conducted in-depth interviews and panel interviews with 10 members of the BIPOC community during the months of November and December 2021. The results show