Social Class and the Impact of Inequality

Do you think the portrayal of social class or gender in the media (whether in television shows, television news programs, movies, newspapers, radio, or other media sources) accurately reflects the realities of social class, inequality, and gender role expectations in American society? Give specific examples from the media to support your points. Then reflect on the extent to which the media shows us the impact of inequality (whether based on gender or class) on individual’s lives and society as a whole. What are the consequences of the media’s portrayal of social class or gender inequality in American society?