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  • Underrepresentation Of Women

    While race and specifically the underrepresentation of Black women in mainstream magazines have been thoroughly examined, previous scholars examining representations of race in media have largely ignored hair type of Black women. Investigating the representation of this aspect of Black women’s culture in different media is important because hair type preferences and hierarchies in the Black community have existed since the abolishment of slavery (Byrd & Tharps, 2001). The good hair refers to straight hair that does not need relaxers, while the bad hair typically refers to natural hairstyles (Robinson, 2011). These aesthetics highlight the privileges associated with whiteness (Robinson, 2011). Thompson (2009) indicated that despite movements…

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  • The Negative Effects Of Photoshop In The Media

    Advertisements and magazine images play an enormous role in today’s society. They inform the people in the world as to what is happening, of all the new products that are on the market, and of new fashion and beauty products. Although media is very informative, it can also have a negative effect on society. It has the most negative effect on teen girls and guys because they already struggle with body image issues, self-esteem, and acceptance. One of the biggest causes to blame is Photoshop in…

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  • Seventeen Magazine Campaign Analysis

    From 2011-2013, Seventeen Magazine, a popular teen/young adult magazine featured a host of popular female celebrities such as: Kendall and Kylie Jenner, Shaileene Woodley, Ariana Grande, as well as many other ABC family stars were featured wearing shirts with the word delete sprawled across them. The meaning behind these shirts and the whole campaign in general was to help spread awareness of cyberbullying as well as help combat it. The question I pose is, how affective/successful was this…

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  • The Six Principles Of Persuasion In Teen Vogue

    In middle school I had always been infatuated with the Teen Vogue magazines. I loved looking at the latest fashion trends, hearing about the newest makeup products, and reading the recent interviews with A-List celebrities. Almost seven years later, I’m back looking at my old Teen Vogue magazines, realizing that many of the advertisements placed in the magazines aren’t necessarily appropriate for Teen Vogue’s target market- especially one in particular. Using the persuasive technique “sex sells”…

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  • Sex, Lies, & Advertising By Gloria Steinam

    How often do you get drawn to an advertisement because the first thing that you see is a pretty and hot women? Magazines have been around for several decades but even though only a few people reads them, they still influence old and modern day society. The article, “Sex, Lies, & Advertising” by Gloria Steinam tries to offer a better understanding into the magazine industry and how they operate. Steinam talks about how all magazine companies uses feminism to sale their product. She explains that…

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  • Social Issues In John Hughes's The Breakfast Club

    that are very relatable to teens in high school of that age range. The early 80’s film was centered around five teens who have in some way been stereotyped by not only their peers but also by their parents and other authority figures. The main theme for the film is to overcome stereotypes and develop a voice for one’s self. As we as self-confidence and self-acceptance. At the end of the film each characters opens up about who they are and realizes that they should no longer accept the standards…

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  • Comparison Of Body Image And The Media

    When speaking of body image and the media, first thing that comes to mind is how our bodies should be portrayed to keep up with new trends and body styles. This is shown simply through all sorts of magazine outlets, some such as vibes, Herbalife, victory secret, fashion and GQ. Media has a great way in portraying what the ideal body representation should be and it is mainly advertised through most of our icons and celebrities. In the process of constructing my consciousness raising group,…

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  • Women's Magazine Analysis

    fixes actually work for woman. What are these magazines selling to the women of america? Women 's magazines sell the women of an america dreams. I studied a few women 's magazines Woman’s World, SHAPE, and First for Women. One of the magazines I read was First for Women one thing i noticed when i first picked up the magazine is the massive quick fix weight loss ads on the cover. Its draws a lot of attention from the readers since a lot of women are very self conscious about their health to pick…

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  • Fashion Magazine Analysis

    texts are everywhere and have a huge influence on people in distinct areas all over the world. In terms of fashion magazines, it is one of the most influential media texts that affect young females’ everyday life. It has been introduced to people for over a hundred years and it impacts them greatly on their fashion choices, lifestyle and the most importantly, their values (Bowerman, 2015). As one of the most popular magazines globally, Vogue was founded in 1892 by Arthur Turnure. The magazine’s…

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  • The Role Of Stereotypes In Advertising

    To make an image be perfect or stand out in the crowd, a bit of photo manipulation needs to occur. Many people do not realize how significantly advertisements have changed the original image to sell their product. Glamour, a fashion magazine, conducted a survey about their readers’ opinions about advertisements with photoshopped images (Seigal 29). There were 1000 women who answered the survey. When the data was collected, the process of editing small areas of flawed skin, flyaway hair, and…

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