If you are a “gear head,” this class is for you. We will watch the “Fast and Furious” movies, including “Furious 7” that was released in April of 2015, and discuss how they relate to society. Can “bad guys” have a code of honor that they will not cross? Can “bad guys” do good things? Can an “outlaw” be a hero? How important is family? We will discuss the ramification to society.
- Journalism & Electronic Media
- Communication and Information
Dr. Michael T. Martinez is an assistant professor in the School of Journalism and Electronic Media. He teaches media law, media ethics and sports reporting. He spent 26 years working as a journalist before joining the academy. In his spare time, he is a closet “gear head” growing up in the muscle car era and is not afraid to get this hands greasy.