Essay On Tattoos In The Media

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The media tends to stereotype people with tattoos and piercings as an untrustworthy group of people. Media believes that a person should look clean and respectable. A person with tattoos and piercings gets criticized over not meeting the media’s standard way of looking. The media judges a person with any sort of body modification before the said person has a chance to prove their self. Media portrays people with tattoos and piercings as unprofessional, bad parents, and criminals.
In the media people with tattoos and piercings are portrayed as unprofessional. A lot of companies will not hire a person with several noticeable, visible while wearing the uniform, body modifications. Some companies believe that it is unprofessional to show tattoos while in the work place. Not a lot of higher paying jobs, such as doctors, have tattoos. And that is because a lot of people would not trust that doctor to do any kind of test on them. The group of people who have tattoos and piercings are judged as unprofessional because of the way that they look. Their looks affect the kind of job they get. Someone from this group may be the perfect candidate for a job position but get turned down because of noticeable body modifications. Even if
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In a lot of movies and on social media criminals are covered in tattoos. A lot of movies show the criminals as having tattoos on their face, on their arms, and other visible places. That also paints a picture that they have more tattoos that are not visible. In the media, people with tattoos and piercings are more likely to rob places. People covered in tattoos and piercings are more likely to be watched by management once they go into a store. Also, it is believed that people in this group are more likely to be addicted to drugs. They are portrayed as having a drug use problem or being a drug dealer. People within this group are portrayed as

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