Brandel Library

COMM 3100: Foundations of Media Industries (Spring 18)

Selecting a Topic

Picking Your Topic is Research

Create a Mind Map

Advantages of Mind Mapping: 

  • Visual way to represent ideas and subtopics.
  • Brainstorming tool that helps you connect ideas.
  • Strategy used to narrow your research topic/question.
  • Broad Topic Ideas

  • Black Film Industry
  • Black Music Industry
  • Black Television/Sitcoms
  • Women's Suffrage Newspapers
  • Women's Rights Movement Media
  • Black-owned Newspapers
  • Latino/Hispanic Magazines
  • American Indian Media, tribal news, radio, etc.
  • LBGTQ Media