Race And Ethnicity In The Media

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Media have created their own versions and definitions of ethnicity and race controlling our minds as well. It is part of our daily lives, our social institutions, and our history of how we understand ethnicity. Race classifies the people on basis of physical characteristics. Ethnicity on the other hand classifies on the basis of nationality, beliefs, culture, language, ancestry and place of origin.

Regardless of the concrete physical and sometimes physical roots tied to specific ethnic identities, it is very important understand that race and ethnicity are also ideologies, or methods for seeing and understanding the globe around us. Race as well as ethnicity, are therefore imbued with meaning. They not just get used as descriptors, but also
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