The Place for Diversity Multimedia Analysis

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RUNNING HEAD: My Place: The Place for Diversity

Chawn A. Thomas My Place: The Place for Diversity Multimedia Analysis COMM 315/Diversity Issues in Communication November 4, 2010 Barbara Lach-Smith

Although, I am not the type of person who judges people based on their superficial characteristics, after reviewing the examples depicted in the multimedia analysis, I did find myself judging
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Example #2 “I began working part-time on a regular basis at the age of 13. After high school, I talked my way into a job as a runner at the Chicago Board of Trade. A runner is the person who runs all the buy and sell orders to the brokers in the pits. I have been successful in blue collar jobs, such as roofing and painting, as well as white collar jobs, such as being an account executive for a national mortgage lender. At the age of 21, I decided to attend college and later graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in telecommunications management. I am currently working on a master’s degree and am married with two children.” In this scenario, once again I selected the wrong person. I selected the woman because she was older, and being more mature led me to believe that she had more work experience than the two males that were pictured. In my opinion, both males appeared to be too young to have so much work experience; especially having worked as an account executive for a national mortgage lender. They both appeared to be high school or college students. Example #3 “I received a Bachelor of Science degree in graphic communications and spent 7 years working in the prepress industry. After a 2-week trip to Italy, I realized I wasn’t happy with my life and needed to change. So, I quit my job, moved out to California,
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