Sex In Society

Sex plays a major role in today’s society. From television, radio, music, and advertisements, to video games, the Internet, and even art and pictures, all forms of media use sex to help sell their products. With the public being exposed to so many different types, the overuse and exploitation of sex is common. Is sex … Read more

Terrorism and the Media

Terrorism and the Media “If the media were not there to report terrorist acts and to explain their political and social significance… terrorism as such would cease to exist,” said John O’Sullivan, an editor of the Times of London. 1 This is also the way many other people feel about the recent increase in terrorist … Read more

Problems with the Media

There has been an ongoing dispute concerning the media’s perception of how people are supposed to look. It seems that every year, the expectations of looking thin becomes harder and harder to meet. I know this from a personal experience of my own. A few years ago, I would look in magazines and see girls … Read more

Singapore Media

Even saying the word and some of the uninformed may still hold the belief that it is located “somewhere in China,” knowing only where it is approximately. Yet this vibrant, newly industrialized city-state is in fact located close to the equator and is often overlooked on the world map; not surprising, considering it is only … Read more

Behind The Scenes

In the aftermath of the untimely death of Princess Diana a timeworn issue re-plays itself like a tired re-run of The Honeymooners. Does the media go too far? Maybe. But like any other commodity, supply and demand go hand and glove. Whether a high profile celebrity or an every-day Joe, we sit glued to our … Read more

Media Mergers Essay

Merging Media Corporations are in recent days becoming ever more controversial for the fact they control a massive amount of information reaching the public. With the recent merging of ABC and Disney, concern has grown about whether the information from all the news programs and magazines might not be telling the whole story all of … Read more

Media and Body Image

The media can have a low self body image on women. The media concentrates so much on how thin women should be and there are so many advertisements with women who are very thin. Women begin to believe that they can never add up to the models shown in advertisements. This can lead to many … Read more