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  • Sexualization Of Young Girls Essay

    I will be addressing a research question which analyses the hyper-sexualization of young girls and its effects on their expectations of themselves throughout their psychological and emotional growth. For reference and argument development, I will be examining this topic from a common societal point of view, as well a professional psychological stand point. Taylor, Jim. “The Disturbing Sexualization of Really Young Girls.” The Huffington Post. N.p., 09 Dec. 2012. Web. 23 Sept. 2016. Taylor’s article on the sexualization of young girls in modern-day society addresses the effect of certain types of advertised clothing for young children. It provides the example of a new bathing suit line for girls that promotes the sexual viewing of children. The outfits are designed after those of adult women’s bathing suits which provide a rather provocative view of the small and underdeveloped bodies of these young girls. It also goes on to examine the role the mothers have in these situations, and how companies can stomach allowing their clothing lines to provide this type of perversion when they themselves have families at home. American Psychology Association, Task Force on the Sexualization of Girls. Report of the APA…

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  • Argumentative Essay About Social Networking

    Do you believe social networking can have a big effect on you or others? As of January 2014, there are 48% more Americans using social networking sites since 2008 (Pew Research Center). Social networking is one of the best things to happen in today’s society. The different sites that are made for social networking are being used by multiple individual’s years round, in many different ways. This topic has been a huge argument. Some may see social networking as a bad thing for our society but, I…

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  • Fractured Narrative Analysis

    opinions and beliefs than by facts and evidence. The idea of social media was floated around, the idea of deciding someone’s fate based on personal opinions was presented, but nothing stuck until someone offhandedly asked opinions on an argument they had with a friend: whether or not a cat was still considered part of the ‘black cats are unlucky’ superstition if it wasn’t entirely black. This led into a discussion about what qualified as a black cat and a discussion about to what lengths people…

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  • Discrimination In Mass Media Research

    Historically, the United States has been wrought with discrimination and segregation. In the past decades we have become a population without segregation, but did we end discrimination? The answer is no. Media shapes our understanding and view of individuals and crime. Media is our main source of information and our news stations and papers have the power to change the minds of readers. From these outlets we get our information of crime and who they deem “criminal”. The way these are presented…

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  • How Has Social Media Affected News In A Positive Way?

    today have relied on the news to see what is going on in the world around them. It sparks opinion among people in subjects such as politics, entertainment, social events, and many others. Journalism and news has continuously evolved throughout time. It first started through the word of mouth. Then it printed itself on paper. Eventually it got onto our screens. Today, the world’s reliance of news lies mainly in the hands of social media. This fact has raised questions as to if social media has…

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  • Social Media Influence On American Culture

    The American news spends a lot of time discussing the events that take place Iran, Syria, Eqypt, England, and a few others. Some countries are not a majorly discussed country in the news in the United States. There are several others that could be mentioned more, as well. Scotland, Ireland, Australia, Denmark, Switzerland, and Sweden are just a few that we rarely hear anything about in our media. American news networks seem to only discuss a fraction of countries that make up the world.…

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  • Does Social Media Have A Negative Impact On Society?

    my life, and as well as potential risks it poses. These ideas prove that social media has had a negative impact on our society. First of all, people have been relying too heavily on technology for everyday life. Yzzy Gonzalez wrote a descriptive article discussing the way she relies not only just on social media, but how much of her day is controlled by apps. She states, “I eat my breakfast reading theSkimm, Deadline Hollywood, Cupcakes and Cashmere, and many more news sites and blogs, all…

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  • Can News Reporters Be Fully Clearly Trusted?

    21st century is known to be the start of new beginnings. It was that generation where machineries evolve the economics and social life of the human beings: from traveling to one place to another, a click of a button for communication, and to sending news to the residents of the world. But, as the year progress the mortals abused the capability of these machines. One of the problems is how they report news and how they edit stuff to create news and spread rumors. Can news reporters be fully…

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  • Media Literacy Project: Social Media And Its Impact On Journalism

    regards to today’s news. Social media has changed many aspects of journalism. Now, for the consumer, sharing news has become more important than searching for it. Based on who you follow or who you’re friends with will determine what kinds of information pops up on your timeline. Because of things like Twitter, where news is easily accessible with real-time updates, there is a demand for instant news stories that quickly inform. Newspapers cannot cater to the majority of the population because…

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  • Why Are Black People Being Portrayed So Negatively In Media?

    has been many ways that black people have been oppressed in society. This is an important issue because racism causes them to lose job opportunities, causes them to get involved with the law, and effects their self esteem. This issue makes the lives of black people more difficult and this problem needs to change. To do so, I would like to analyze mainstream news to find out why and how these negative stories are being formulated. If the source of the problem can be identified, a possible…

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