I 'm not sure which is more devastating – discovering your lover 's unfaithfulness or discovering the crushing news at the same time as you watch a TV channel. We live in a very sad day and age. I have seen first-hand the destruction of cheating. It devastates relationships and shatters dreams. If you have entertained the idea of cheating on your spouse or significant other, let this serve as your official warning.
This is an important issue as the new generation watching reality television will believe that everything they see on their TV screens, is real life. A diverse range of arguments have been offered on this issue. I too will offer opinions and my overall stand on this issue as to why I strongly believe that reality is not what you see on television. Firstly, stating the obvious, reality is “the state of things as they actually exist”. Like me, a large number of people believe that reality television is scripted, fake and shouldn’t exist as they sustain mad morals, exploit celebrities and at times, destroy relationships after
Have you ever wondered how most of the reality t.v. stars have got their fame? It’s from acting stupid in front of a camera just to see if they can get fans from it. Reality tv shows can set bad examples for teens and younger because they look up to the reality stars and think of them as role model and will try to do the things they do. Most of the things they do are just staged and they actors won’t even actually do the challenge.
In Abernethy’s “Male Bashing on TV”, the way that the author revealed the trend of males depicted as bumbling, lazy, and incompetent on commercials and modern TV shows irritated me Abernethy revealed in this article that the trend of men that are depicted as a minority on TV is getting worse. He shows that men in the media nowadays are shown making a fool out of themselves, doing ridiculous stunts, and overall showing idiotic characteristics unlike many men today. He blames primarily the media for depicting men as “bumbling husbands, and inept, uninvolved fathers”, in which he describes as the “comic image of men on TV” (Abernethy 351). Additionally, he states that since this has become a common theme on modern television, young boys can
The ideas of reality TV shows are very professional in my opinion. However, the writer talks about how the producers “run out of ideas as an artistic society” on reality TV and insulting famous reality TV shows for being stupid. The biased article with poor understanding astounded me. Reality TV shows are a main source of entertainment to the world and people who finds it stupid will still watch it because it is stupidly funny or entertaining. Some reality TV shows might even help us in the future in our adult life.
For example, the book made TV show, 13 Reasons Why, came under fire for romanticizing mental illnesses. Though the show did address the serious nature of bullying, sexual harassment, and suicide, it also layed out a story in which someone who killed themselves could knowingly exact revenge, which isn’t accurate. These images portrayed of teenagers are harmful to both those who in reality, are well-liked and popular, and those who are socially awkward and lean more towards focusing on
Reality Television: Negative Impacts on Teenagers Reality is a television program which is not scripted and act by ordinary people or celebrities. "It is designed to sell products, to entertain and to provide viewers with the feeling that they are seeing what occurs behind closed doors. (Barton 8)" The popularity of reality television in America increasing among teenagers '. This type of shows is the best platform to advertise certain type of person into the mind of confused youth. Reality stars ' affects daily conversations, fashion, make up style, body type, attitude, even the speaking accent of teens.
Therefore, teenagers don’t take these ads seriously because they are attracted by things that scare. The majority of viewers’ responses to these ads are either walking away or changing the channel because they look at that ads as ridiculous and they mock them. What is even worse is that anti-drug advertisements might have actually had the opposite effects, particularly on teenagers who are not discriminating about what they should do and what they should avoid. In fact, many anti-drug ads set up bad examples and negative influences on teenagers as they grow up. Shaunacy Ferro writes about some anti-drug TV commercials that "may have encouraged teens to try drugs” (qtd.
As what was mentioned on the three paragraphs above, researches have shown that television changes people’s behavior and how it able to propagandized the society through advertisements. Just like the television, the social media poses negative threats to the society such as cyber-bulling and how it shapes ones idea to have suicidal thoughts and making them believe that suicide is the only way to resolve problems. The radio also plays an important role in shaping the people’s idea. As radios don’t have visual contents, it all depends on how attentive the people are towards the radio as the lack of attentiveness may lead to the wrong information and audience may have different views or ideas about certain things. The researches given in this essay are evidence to show that mass media plays an important role in people’s life and how it able shapes the people’s idea.
Television is a visual media and its main thrust is on entertainment. In the competition with the visual media, the reporters often stoop to adopt undesirable modes, which in effect, trivialise cardinal issues, diluting them with buffoonery. Like sensationalism, trivialisation is also a curse to media ethics. It will lead to the reader to a habit of ‘light’ reading and peripheral thinking. Important events such as weddings and murders are described as trivial and insignificant matters while malignant gossip is projected with minute details.