Presentation on theme: "The Influence of media on women"— Presentation transcript:
1 The Influence of media on women By: brianna Case
2 Intr0 We are all surrounded by media TV, iPods, iPhones, computers, etc.What we see = huge effect on our everyday livesWomen - highly affected by what they seeTargets= create issues within themselves
4 The beginning Film= huge impact on society Impact on women Started in the early 1920’sWomen began to realize who they wereWanted to break away from tradition become whoever/ whatever without anyone having a say.
5 The beginning. “Filmmakers saw all of this change as a new opportunity to capitalize and they set out to depict the new attitude, behaviors, and style as examples of the new society within their films ("Early Films and Their").”As time went on filmmakers not only presented what was going on in society, but began to mold society itself.Had women be a certain way, talk a certain wayPut it all into their filmsCaused those who saw/ watched it, become, or want to become what it presented.
7 Influence“The issue is especially prevalent because the more the media uses sexual content regarding women, the more viewers seem to buy into them. Thus, the media is able to shape the culture's sense of dating, romance, sex, and what is 'ideal' within society (Barber).”
8 InfluenceCauses women to see their bodies as not their personal self, but as sexual objectThis unhealthy “thought” or way of seeing one’s self can lead to many issues/disordersLow self-esteemDepressionEating disorderetc.
9 Influence A study->157 undergraduates Picked at random Exposed to: “ultra-thin models, average sized models, or not models (Stice and Shaw).”StressGuiltShameInsecurityBody dissatisfactionBulimic issuesDepression
10 Influence 11.9% of Fijian teenage girls 50% of South Korean girls Bulimic after watching U.S. television programs50% of South Korean girlsCosmetic surgery to change the appearance of their eyelidsPregnant women affected (Orbach)
11 Influence 81 Latina girls (ages 11 to 17) Frequent viewing 52 of these girls participated in a follow-up 2 years later.Frequent viewingdecreases in body image( Schooler)All ages, races, heights, etc. of women are being highly affected by media.
12 Media Film is a big part Not the only one to influence Easier access iPodsInternetipadsComputerscell phonesMagazinesetc. These all make easierEasier accessYoung children are even a part of this.
13 Media Media in the 20’s was popular Now easier to access than ever People had some accessNow easier to access than everInfluencing, whether it be in a positive way, or negative.
14 Media"Hollywood has forever been built on illusion. As a result, many people are unaware of the dangerous portrayals of women in, not only films, but as well, magazines, television and music videos (Barber).”
15 Conclusion Media has a huge effect on ALL women Surrounded everyday by all kinds of mediaSince day oneFilm has portrayed women as sexual objects.Those who pay close attention and are exposed to such things are highly affected.
16 ConclusionWomen don’t look at themselves as who they are but what they want to be.See people like Marlin Monroe, Meagan Fox, Victorias Secrets models, and other women looking “ideal”Told this is beautiful, this is sexy, and this is how you should lookCauses women to want to be just like themBegin to analyze their appearances
20 Works citedBarber, J. (2011, February 27). Objectification of Women in Entertainment Media. Retrieved 2012, from Media & Change website: https://sites.google.com/a/uw.edu/media-and-change/content/objectification-of-women-in-mediaEarly Films and Their Impact on Society [Blog post]. (2011). Retrieved from American History for Travelers website:Orbach, S. (2011). Losing Bodies. EBSCOhost, 78(2),Schooler, D. (2008). Real Women Have Curves A Longitudinal Investigation of TV and the Body Image Development of Latina Adolescents. Journal of Adolescent Research, 23(2),Stice, E., & Shaw, H. E. (n.d.). Adverse Effects of the Media Portrayed Thin-Ideal on Women and Linkages to Bulimic Symptomatology. Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology,