Television and the Child Development

Abstract This study researches the influence of television on childhood development. These kids spent most of their time watching TV. The study regards the watching custom and the attitudes of the children of New Zealand. The study shows that children are spending a lot of time watching TV and that...

President Bush Planted Fake News

Introduction According to a January 2006 Harris poll, more than three quarters of US adults rely on local TV news on network or cable news on a daily or nearly daily basis. Thus the quality and integrity of news reporting impact significantly on the public’s ability to decipher everything that...

In Defense of Video Games

Introduction The video games industry has risen recently to an extent where it can compete with the movies business in terms of annual earnings. However, despite this progress, this industry is criticized for many factors such as violence and popularizing the non-physical forms of play and entertainment. This essay is...

Changes in Pop Culture

Introduction Television has become a central entertainment stop for many people. People watch countless movies, talk shows, news, and comedies every day. The American pop culture pushes television entertainment to great heights and shows have achieved celebrity status. The actors in these shows have impacted popular culture and society insights....

Lost Beyond the TV Show

Introduction With an average of 16 million viewers in the United States, ABC’s Lost is one of the world’s most popular television shows. Using a plane crash on an unknown island as the springboard of the story, the main characters belong to the 48 survivors of the Oceanic Air Flight...

Celebrities, Advertising Themselves

As far as we know, mass media intrusion into our everyday life seems to be of crucial effect, and we are more inclined to think that it fetches a sort of moral self-destruction. We take for granted when celebrities show their naked bodies through the glossy cover of a fashion...

Kids and Advertisements: Hawking Without Thinking

Introduction Each day, when watching television, we would most often encounter countless advertisements that hawk our products that we do not necessarily need. All of these products that they are literally shoving into our homes can be tolerable for adults because they can already distinguish the products that are good...

Cater’s Research About the President and the Press

In 1959, Douglas Cater who was the Washington Reporter magazine’s editor wrote a book, well known for all journalists, named “The Fourth Branch of Government.” Reviewing and analyzing its chapter called “The President and the Press”, it is necessary to point out Cater’s argument that the press and mainly television,...

“Remember the Titans” Movie by Jerry Bruckheimer

Introduction All the great achievements start with a simple step. This statement can be argued, but nevertheless, the small step can be interpreted in many ways. Whether it is a refusal to change seats in a bus or winning a football game, the significance of such events should not be...

The Mass Media’s Role in Terrorism

Introduction To begin with, it is necessary to emphasize that terrorism is not just taking hostages and explosions in crowded places. Originally, terrorism is the ideology, a type of struggle against the world, and against the opposing system. Consequently, as any ideology it requires informational support. The most powerful support...

Does Violent Media Cause Teenage Aggression?

Introduction To begin with, it is accepted in the society that the flow of mass media is usually full of negative news due to its scandalous and resonance outcome and effect on a simple observer. The survey of terrific danger and various problems in social, economic or political life of...

Violent Games & Television and Child Aggression

In America today, 72 percent of children play computer and video games for an average of 9 hours per week while 82 percent watch television on average of 14 hours per week. While some of the games and television programs are educational and beneficial to them, there are those that...

Types of Advertising – Commercial and Political

Commercial Ads It is a rather interesting matter to analyze the advertisements of different companies to find out the exact purposes of the company and its intended audience. We can say a lot of things about the company just having seen its ads and analyzed what they are created for....

The Manipulation of Media: Research on Oates’ Story

Media can have a tremendous impact upon our lives without our even knowing it. It can bring about emotions, convince us to make a purchase and helps shape our impressions of the world around us. In Joyce Carol Oates’ short story “Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?”, the...

Persuasive Advertising Techniques

Introduction Advertising is considered to be the most persuasive sphere of people’s activities having an impact on human consciousness. Its informative function discloses the uniqueness of the goods describing their qualities and abilities. Advertising causes people’s associations and forms some expectations from the quality of products. Advertisements can be characterized...

Women and Video Games Analysis

Introduction A video game is a game that involves the interaction with the interface of the user to generate visual feedback on the visual device. These computer games had been for a long time played by men due to their nature that involved blood and guts. However, the trends have...