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    In this communications study, an analysis of the denial of racism as a basis for the Neoliberal commoditization of racial identity will be analyzed in “Fashioning Race for the Free Market on America’s Next Top Model” by Amy Adele Hasinoff. Hasinoff (2008) defines the propagandistic modes of racial commoditization in "Realty TV shows”, such as “America’s Next Top Model” (ANTM), to identify the Neoliberal fantasy of the structural irrelevance of racism in the 21st century. This ideology attempts to reject racism by allowing African American women, such as Danielle, to participate in predominantly white modeling culture, as a method of convincing the viewing audience that racism does not exist. However, Hasinoff (2008) defines the overt attempts…

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    1. I am currently majoring in Fashion Design at FIDM. 2. Although I am taking fashion design, I still have an English class. 3. If I was able to vote 3 years ago, I would vote for President Obama. 4. This year’s presidential election is a joke because Donald Trump is running for president. 5. It is safe to walk night because violence in America is decreasing. 6. Although people might not think it, makeup is a form of art. 7. There are no limit in creating fashion. 8. I need music to concentrate…

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    on GQ Magazine, Victoria Secret and Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. With Tyra being able to accomplish these goals, it allowed her to start creating her personal brand by changing the modeling industry as a whole. When Tyra began to gain weight, certain agencies didn’t want to work with her anymore. Tyra’s mother decided that they would go and eat pizza and would create a list of agencies that would accommodate her. Her mother told her to work with what she had and don’t let anyone change…

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    In today’s society, reality TV shows have become the most popular and viewed genre on television. Reality shows are based on people’s real life situations that people shows to the audience. People in the world are more interested in watching reality shows versus scripted shows, unless the script show is very eye catching. Cynthia M. Frisby, is an associate professor of advertising at the University of Missouri School of Journalism, Columbia, and coeditor of Journalism across Cultures. Frisby…

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    Tyra Banks And Body Image

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    The intent of the pledge is to challenge supermodel standards and promote self-love by using non-retouched photographs of models of all body types and sizes. This form of advertising appeals to the masses. When a company advertises using a more relatable figure, it increases the likelihood that women will consider buying the product. Consumers have the choice to support companies who promote positive body images and will make that choice when need be. For example, Tyra Banks is one of the most…

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    When girls watch shows such as Keeping Up With The Kardashians and America’s Next Top Model, they see a high-fashioned lifestyle with beauty, designer outfits, and loads of money that they wish they could live. Peek uses The Jersey Shore as an example for excessive partying and mentions that the cast “spends an entire summer binge drinking to excess, participating in risky sexual behavior, engaging in physical altercations, and even being arrested” (Peek). She also uses The Real Housewives of…

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    Reality Shows Case Study

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    contestants appeared on T V. During 1950s-1959, a new type of series you asked for it’ in the sense that viewers were given certain freedom to see what they wished to seen television. However, the shows with the flavor of modern reality shows started to be produced during the 1970s. pbs series ‘an American family’ was more or less documentary in purpose and style. Then, there were ‘camcorder taped’ reality shows which appeared during 1989. First of such a show was ‘cops’ which showed police…

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    sexuality. Keeping Up With the Kardashians isn’t any stranger to partying and club appearances either. Scott Disick, who was Kourtney Kardashian’s boyfriend, has been caught on camera several times drinking, throwing thing, flipping tables, getting into an alcohol-fueled fights at nightclubs and popping pills until he passes out. The Jersey Shore, which is another popular reality TV show, cast members started out in 2009 and became famous for their crazy partying, drinking and club hopping,…

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    theory’ (Lacan, 1953), infants identify themselves in a mirror from the age of six months to eighteen months. In that stage, they cannot distinguish from their own bodies and the bodies in the mirror. Therefore, they learn and get progress in accordance with staring themselves in the mirror with the assistance of adults. From this theory it can be seen individual behavior, to a certain extent, is based on the awareness of themselves forming from communication and interaction with others. Hence,…

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    Easy-going insurance salesman Truman Burbank (Jim Carrey) is the star of the most popular reality show in the history of television known as “The Truman Show”. The 1998 film The Truman Show, directed by Peter Weir, anticipates the media’s manipulative influence over the public view, while embroidering the idea of living in an artificial world. Filmed from when he was only a fetus in his mother’s womb, Truman’s whole life became the legendary source of entertainment people turn to everywhere,…

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