Iscourse and Representation (Explore the representation of race, class or gender in one contemporary media text)

Principle objectives
1. Evaluate debates over the role of media in maintaining and promoting existing power relations.
2. Analyse the development of the theory of ideology
3. Identify key ideological and political problems that relate to gender, race and class in representational terms.

This essay has to include a text. I was thinking of the Hollywood Studio System and i wanted to explore the representation of race, class or gender.
Possibly bringing in Karl Marx, Engles and possibly some feminist critiques. Murdock and Golding would be great to oppose Marx in the debate.