Does Mass Media Really Affect Young Teens? Essay

1393 Words Jan 4th, 2016 6 Pages
Does mass media really affect young teens? Of course it does all types media has some effect on everyone, but teens are the ones that fall for it.The influence of media portrayals of sexual attitudes and normative expectations of young people at a critical developmental stage is of public health concern(Omisore).Brown said “We still know relatively little about how this content is used and how it affects sexual beliefs and behaviors.” Even though some people believe sexual content is something to entertain the viewers, I think that sexual content is a way to send the wrong message to the wrong viewers because , mass media has a strong impact on young teen and their future ,sexual media can bring a lot of consequences like catch a SDI or getting pregnant. a way to reduce its numbers, is by not having it, abstinence is a great way to stop the numbers from growing.

Mass media does affects teens sexual health.Mass media shows young teens that sex is fun,do too what they are watching.Adolescents are engaging sexual activity at early ages with multiple sex partners,“Television is seen as an increasingly influential agent of socialization that produces its effects through children 's propensity to learn by imitation(S. Liliana Escobar-Chaves).Now all we see in television is sexual content and…

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