First and Last Name/s of Presenters

Leela GallucciFollow


Professor Amanda Moras

Participation Type


College and Major available

Communication and Media Studies, Theater Arts


University Commons

Start Day/Time

4-24-2019 2:00 PM

End Day/Time

4-24-2019 5:00 PM


Apr 24th, 2:00 PM Apr 24th, 5:00 PM

Immigration: How the Media Influences Your Perception

University Commons

This paper discusses how various forms of media have a direct effect on how we perceive immigrants in our society. Through technology, the news, film, and television, we get a plethora of misconceptions regarding the views of immigration. It is important to understand how the media works to influence our knowledge of the information that we receive from these sources.