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    Television Advertising and Children Everyone has experienced the interruption of their favorite show with advertisements. According to the dictionary, to advertise is the act or practice of calling public attention to one’s product, service, need, etc., especially by paid announcements in newspapers and magazines, over radio or television, on billboards, etc.. One should contemplate what the effect is that advertisers want the consumer to have as a result of watching their commercials on television. Television advertising influences the decisions of consumers through constant exposure to messages and images, especially children. It’s important to notice that the most affected viewers are our children. Children are exposed to all kinds of information, and it’s not always the healthiest one. When a child is watching his or her favorite show, there is a probability that the way they think and act could have been influenced by advertisements. Children are easier to persuade because they can’t determine what’s right or wrong,…

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    Happiness is being sold through television ads, magazine articles, music videos of different genres and many others places. Almost everywhere you look happiness is being sold but from societies perception of what happiness is. Music videos are filled with people living their best lives. Popping bottles, living in mansions, driving nice cars, objectification of women, throwing epic parties all these things are shown to viewers that this is what happiness is and this can be found in all genres of…

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    Introduction Todays world of television advertisements have many ways of representing gender roles in society. Japan in particular has many unique ways of categorizing its older population of men and women into specific roles during these advertisements. In this paper, I intend to analyze and review a peer-reviewed journal about how television advertisements in Japan show the gender roles of older people. This article sparked my interest because it is not only analyzes the gender roles placed…

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    Does your man not smell like the man you wish could smell like? Does your woman only watch recreational games because she thinks the athletes are hot? A television advertisement is a tool used to produce a message typically to market a product or service. But are commercials all about selling the product or portraying stereotypical traits about gender roles? Society may believe that gender stereotypes are uncommon in commercial, but if they took a closer look at each commercial. There 's will be…

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    T. Farnsworth by Megan Liddiard One of the most influential people of the 20th century was Philo T. Farnsworth. He is best known for the invention of television. Philo T. Farnsworth was born on August 19, 1906 on a farm near Beaver, Utah. The farm he lived on did not have electricity, so when his family moved to a home that was powered, he found electricity fascinating. "By the age of 13 he had won his first national contest, sponsored by Science and Invention magazine, for a thief-proof…

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    Internet television started out in 2007 as websites like Netflix and Hulu were created to provide television shows for convenient watching. However, since then it has become increasing popular, making it possible to watch almost every show on demand and on the go. Internet television is has been taking the world by storm for the last seven years but is it going to take over television as we know it? Not only are shows from well-known broadcasting channels available on these platforms, but also…

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    In America today, we see a lot of Television shows that blur or censor specific content, specifically nudity and foul language. In other countries and communities around the world censorship of the human body and language this would seem out of the norm. In Germany, television displays almost no censorship and nationally broadcasts frontal and back nudity without hesitation. Westernized thoughts and idealism of what is proper and acceptable behavior on broadcasted entertainment tends to be…

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    By emphasizing personality and appearance, political television also forced candidates to be theatrical and artificial. Samuel Lubell argued that politicians dealt with concern over media portrayal by creating a strong “screen personality” to build positive images and win public support. Kennedy’s victory in the first debate was indicative of Lubell’s assertion. In essence, Kennedy was an actor. His campaign’s Brain Trust, consisting of Ted Sorenson and Richard Goodwin, urged him to entice…

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    system, the primary question facing the industry was: how will radio be funded? This was resolved by the introduction of advertising to the airwaves, which set a number of precedents upon which modern media, principally, television and the internet, receive funding create their programming. As expressed by Michele Hilmes in her work Only Connect: A Cultural History of Broadcasting in the United States and radio programs of the day, one major precedent set by radio was the goals and quality…

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    Sports. Sex. Screen. My dad names these “three S’s” as the most common factors of distraction for mankind, and says that they tend to make people forget about the more significant things in life. Most specifically, today’s pop culture has made screen or television broadcasting so popular that most people cannot imagine living in a world where such things do not exist. As a matter of fact, media has not only become an accessible tool, but a habit and ritual in most peoples’ lives. In the midst of…

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