"Reptiles are abhorrent because of their cold body, pale color, cartilaginous skeleton, filthy skin, fierce aspect, calculating eye, offensive smell, harsh voice, squalid habitation, and terrible venom; wherefore their Creator has not exerted his powers to make many of them."...
Does the Media Cause Individuals to Develop Negative Body Images?
The influence the media has upon all of society can have positive and negative effects on the public. The effect the media has on adolescent girls in regard to body image has had negative impacts, such as an obsess...
Does online consumer generated media influence attitudes towards brands?
A study of the credibility of recipe blogs and their effect on consumers’ attitudes towards food brands in Turkey
This dissertation is submitted in part of the fulfilment of the MA Interactive Marketing in Bournemouth Uni...
Media Health Literacy (MHL): development
and measurement of the concept among
Diane Levin-Zamir 1 ,2 , *, Dafna Lemish3 and Rosa Gofin 4 ,5
* ↵ Correspondence to: D. Levin-Zamir. E-mail:
Received March 13, 2010.
Accepted February 3, 2011.
Everyday people sit down in front of their television for the classic American form of entertainment. As Americans sit down to watch their favorite television programs many people do not think about all the violence they are viewing. Violence is found in almost all television shows. Elements such...
"Ezekiel 25:17: The path of the righteous man is beset on all sides by the inequities of the selfish and the tyranny of evil men. Blessed is he who, in the name of charity and good will, shepherds the weak through the Valley of Darkness; for he is truly his brother's keeper, and the finder of lost c...
Media Literacy and Violence
Violence is defined as the act or an instance of violent action or behavior .Media is an enormous source of violence is our society. For example, there is violence in video games, Television and motion pictures. Violence refers to extreme much forms of aggression, such a...
The American Media and Welfare
The surroundings that one most likely encounters while walking through a large, metropolitan city can be emotionally disturbing. Blank, hopeless stares flood the streets as most pedestrians try to block the depressing image from their consciousness. While most peo...
Teach Your Children Well;
Media Literacy Training in Alcohol Advertising
It is quite ironic that America, one of the leaders in exportation as well as consumption of media, lags so far behind other English speaking countries in the realm Media Literacy (Kubey, 1998). Maybe it...
“As a sports and performance psychologist who promotes the positive use of persuasion and influence to turn people into extraordinary performers, I always urge clients to read Kevin Hogan’s material. His new book, The Science of Influence, will now be at the top of the required reading list for...
Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, Vol. 28, No. 1, 2009, pp. 9-42
LEVINE AND MURNEN
Media, Negative Body Image and Disordered Eating
“everyBody knows tHat Mass MedIa are/are not [pick one] a cause of eatIng dIsorders”: a crItIcal revIew of evIdence for a causal lInk Between MedI...
AGE AND GENDER STEREOTYPING IN TELEVISION COMMERCIALS By Susan E. Waters M.A., Pittsburg State University, 1997 Submitted to the Department of Communication Studies and the Faculty of the Graduate School of the University of Kansas in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor...
Cultures of Consumption
Working Paper Series
Children online - consumers or citizens?
Professor Sonia Livingstone
London School of Economics and Political Science
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A Study on Media Culture’s Negative Influence on Children
(Media Management School, Communication University of China, Beijing 100097, China )
Abstract: The link between media culture and its real world effect has been a hot topic for many years.
Many people believe that media have...
The American public view their country, the United States as a democracy, yet with such a large presence of mass media in modern American culture, has it in fact evolved into a mediaocracy? Whether it is on a billboard on one’s way to work or the magazine stacks on line at the supermarket, the med...
JOURNAL OF RESEARCH ON ADOLESCENCE, 15(4), 451–477 Copyright r 2005, Society for Research on Adolescence
Body Image and Self-Esteem Among Adolescent Girls: Testing the Influence of Sociocultural Factors
Daniel Clay, Vivian L. Vignoles, and Helga Dittmar
Policy Research Bureau, London Universi...