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    “Media Studies 3rd Colloquium: Discussion with Andrew Fisher”

    Queens College, Media Studies Department, hosted their 3rd Colloquium on Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017. Andrew Fisher gave a presentation about the relation between anti-hunger groups and corporations, and showed multiple commercials highlighting the collaboration. One commercial showed a group of volunteers helping give people food; once the commercial ended, the audience discussed advertisement placement and the use of race. Following the commercials, there was a PowerPoint presentation about the quality of food being given to others. “There is a lot of misconception about who is hungry and who isn’t. People often classify the poor into 2 categories: deserving poor and undeserving poor,” Fisher stated. There always seems to be a…