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    America’s Next Top Model has been one of the most popular reality television shows since 2003. The show is currently shown on TV all around the world (in more than 160 countries and regions), some other countries including Australia, China, Canada and United Kingdom even have their own version of the Top Model. It is almost impossible to ignore the popularity of the show. Not only people from the fashion industry but also the general public are loyal fans of the show. Regardless of the fact that the show put a lot of its emphasis on the dramatic relationship between models, it shows us the modeling world that we would not see in our daily life. The show allows the audience to get to know the fashion industry, which has always been a mythical…

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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…

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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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    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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    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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    I have honestly never seen the concept expanded upon to this degree although I never really understood the intent of this writing.I did, however find it entertaining. It was never made clear to me why she was trying to hard sell reality TV in such a fashion. I never had a problem with reality TV other than the fact that some people I know try to emulate the way people act on those shows. Maybe I am overthinking this. It is a slippery slope however; one day a person might be enjoying an episode…

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    Every young adult needs a role model in their lives, someone to look up to and learn from their experiences. Not all role models come from the real world, but rather from television. Teenagers look up to popular television stars as positive influences, and want to be like them. Dr. Meredith Grey from the television series Grey’s Anatomy is a positive influence on young adults because she is self-reliant, shows what a true friendship consists of, and is honest. The show Grey’s Anatomy follows the…

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