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    very significant because it makes a powerful argument about women in the media. The argument that this documentary makes is that women are not properly represented in the media and that they are both misrepresented and underrepresented and this is proven in numerous ways throughout the documentary. The way women, specifically women reporters, are addressed in the media is a very big problem. When they are shown in the media, people tend to attack women for things such as the way they are dressed…

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    Negative Normalisation in Media and Society As a nation, we are subjected to different forms of media, all of which can be viewed as positive or negative. Every day we see some sort of advertisement that is unnecessary in the way it is selling brands which majority of the time can be brought down to the over sexualisation of the model, which can be a woman or a man, hired to showcase the product. We see violence in the media, either in a movie or in advertisements for new games and most of all…

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    To say that media is ever changing is an understatement. Each year provides a new sense of media, how it is developed, and how it changes the world around us. Some say that media is already taking over the world; while others say that the worst has yet to come. In years past, the only source of media was the television. Now, we have several other platforms to find our source of media, or our “media fix”. “The basis of social media is sharing other media. There are no longer one-source…

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    about social media. “Social media is changing the way we communicate and the way we are perceived, both positively and negatively. Every time you post a photo, or update your status, you are contributing to your own digital footprint and personal brand.” (Martin, Web) This is the age of technology and social media. People all over the world can connect and help each other via social media. There are two different views as to how social media affects us. Some people think that social media can…

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    13-year-old UK girl written in a social media style from Caroline Tagg’s Exploring Digital Communication,…

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    Gerard Jones is an American author and a comic book writer about media. Jones argued in his essay “Violent Media Is Good for Kids” to discuss several good reasons that violent media is beneficial to kids. In Jones’s essay, he talked about many good reasons that led me to be certain of his reasons why violent media are helpful to kids. Jones believes violent media assistances children to be more courageous to face their obstacles. Jones gave a very good example of his son, who was not able to…

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    In life we generally tend to copy things. From deciding what electronic gadget to use, what to wear, what kind of car to drive, we are all in one way or another influenced by the media (social and commercial). Depending on the weight the media gives to a certain issue, its just normal to find ourselves pick a few aspects and tend to imitate them especially if they attract much attention (Hammond, n.d.). This can be disadvantageous if we start copycatting crimes and other vices due to the much…

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    Another social factor that contributes to the rise of this ‘epidemic’ is the role of the media and in recent times: social media. According to Tiggermann and Pickering (2006), mass media such as television, the internet, magazines and movies, bombard the lives of those in globalized societies. One of the negative effects of this overexposure is the “pervasive transmission of societal beauty ideals” (para.2). It is important to keep in mind that this is not unique to one age group or gender,…

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    In this era of technology and social media, society often finds itself judging people’s lives off of profile pictures, status updates and the short paragraph biography often found on social media. Children and adults post about there daily lives, personal interest daily. Often people connect online through perceived common interest or physical attraction. However the notion that someone’s character can be determined through social media is false. Social media is only a glimpse at someone’s ideas…

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    Social Media has been an integral part of everyday life for almost 10 years. Many people have grown accustom to it and have forgotten what life was like before it existed. Social media has such a large impact that one simple post can change a person’s perspective. “Social media…shows clearly that the ‘meaning’ or ‘effect’ of digital technologies is formed through the practices in which they are used and the social relations and institutions that develop around them” (Lövheim, Jansson, Paasonen…

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