This week you will choose a television program you are familiar with. You might consider Empire, Jessica Jones, or Silicon Valley, for example, that offer many forms of relationships, conflicts, and cultural backgrounds.
· A Media Assignment is due this week. Turn in a 3- to 5-page (not counting the title page) individual report covering the following points:
· Self-awareness of the movie or television show’s characters
· Self-presentation and self-disclosure of the movie or television show’s characters
· Communication goals and styles of the movie or television show’s characters
· Prevalent stereotypes in the movie or television show
· The movie or television show’s conflict and how the characters approached and managed it
· Describe your chosen character’s self-presentation style, giving specific examples from the program that demonstrate that style.
Be sure to support your work with specific citations from this week’s Learning Resources and any additional sources.
· McLean, S. (2016). Business relationships across cultures. Boston: Flat World Knowledge Publishers.
o Chapter 2, “Cultures, Relationships, and Conflict.”
Chapter 2 examines how individuals present themselves through self-disclosure, which helps show others who you really are. The use of sound judgment is discussed as different levels of intimacy, and Social Penetration Theory is also explored.
o Chapter 9, “Negative News and Crisis Communication.”
Chapter 9 reviews the process of delivering a negative news message. In addition, this chapter also describes eliciting negative news, the importance of a crisis communication plan, and press conferences.
· You may use any additional resources you see as appropriate