Some parents do not realize that when they are allowing their children to sit down and watch television for hours on end that there could be a show that is educational and will help to fill the child’s mind with knowledge and not pollution. Such as many parents realizing that Sesame Street was also an educational show that helped children to
“Though often studied within popular culture, television has been transformed by and has touched nearly every aspect of American life and institutions” (Katzman pg. 5). It is debatable that people might shape views as individuals with the number of issues that occur in our media. For instance, television shows can have an incredible effect on youth with fashionable clothes, makeup, cars. The American youth follow their favorite television shows, actors, and actresses.
Firstly, the ideas of being isolated from a friendship group is a daunting vision for many youngsters, and are thus willing to adopt the groups norms and values if it means they will acquire popularity or just to be part of a group. The peer group is a secondary agent of socialisation which means they develop and further reinforce the learning one was once subjected to in early childhood. A peer group that holds good values, like hard work may encourage its members into positive things, yet one that has detrimental values may lead to deviant behaviour. In spite of this influence, some may argue that the media in today’s media saturated world has become the most influential agent of socialisation. Stereotypes related to gender are regularly portrayed in the media.
It’s a positive influence, because overall media has it good. Nowadays you are able to do so much things via media, you are able learn from it; there are various forms of educational options you can receive via media, you can also communicate with relatives through social media. Some people would think It would be negative, because they bad things that’s displayed on these media devices. Such as rated R movies and children still being allowed to see these things, which aren’t suitable for children. Since before my time, media has had a huge impact on American culture.
Does today’s music videos have a negative effect on children? If you should compare music videos in the past, with those that are being played now, there is a massive change. It brings with it both negative and positive. On the positive side it entertains, inspired, stimulates and entertains. On the negative side it can insulate bad behaviour and attitude among the youth.
Perhaps you are, but not really aware of the impact. Body: People today are better informed and more enlightened thanks to growing press freedom and expanding mass media here and in many parts of the world. All points of view are represented and society benefits from debate about their worth. Media could influence society as it leaves a large impact on the individuals. Media has been considered by Ciony C. Gonzales as " the most dominant art form ."
Entertainment has brought many benefits and challenges to American culture and has changed the way we communicate. Television has been in homes since the 1950's. For most people it has and is the primary source of entertainment. [TV has helped to create our culture by making an impact on book's, newspaper's and magazine's design and content. Movies, sports from around the world, news, and live war coverage have all made an impact on our culture.
The videos are made in a way that help make people better aware of the affects these harmful substances can have on anyone’s life. These speakers and authors were helpful in being informative not just doing the “Hollywood gossip talk”. This gossip that goes around in the world only makes the situation harder on
Negative influences include violence, inappropriate lyrics, and celebrities that set a bad example in society. The popular culture has a strong influence in shaping the youth and teens. Kids in most cultures around the world, play video games, watch movies and dramas, or listen to music that shapes their interests. This affects their choices and, in turn, affects their futures. Teens and youth are exposed to many advertisements that show the cultural standard.