Tag Archives: Media Manipulation

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  In the article “‘Ha ha,’ he said. ‘Ha ha.’”, Chuck Klosterman, writer and ethicist for the NY Times, discusses the use of laugh tracks in television. Klosterman is uncomfortable with laugh tracks because they suggest that viewers are not … Continue reading

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Guilty As Charged.

OKAY, I AM GUILTY! I have lightened the teeth, darkened the skin and zapped that huge zit on iPhoto before uploading an album of vacation pictures to the Internet. My simple tampering is juvenile compared to the photo tampering and editing that … Continue reading

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Perfection is skin deep?

When I was little, my absolute favorite show was Lizzie McGuire. For those of you who did not watch TV in the early 2000s, I will explain the premise to you. Lizzie goes to middle school looking fabulous every day … Continue reading

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Am I Supposed To Dance??

As members of the 21st century, we have all had our experiences with media and have had our share of both witty and ridiculous commercials and ad campaigns. None infuriate me more, however, than the stupidly obnoxious tampon commercials that … Continue reading

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As If Porn Wasn’t Enough…

So there I was sitting in my dorm room watching a so-called “family friendly” television show on a major network when a commercial came on. But this was not a “family friendly” commercial. I sat there in utter confusion with … Continue reading

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So.. Who’s Side Are You On?

Media is a great resource for people across the globe because, well, we can know in an instant what is happening anywhere across the globe. However when it comes to the different types of media, the problem of manipulation and … Continue reading

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Photos Never Lie

There are many manipulative techniques used by the media in today’s world. Many manipulative can either hurt or help the general public. Either way, it is necessary for the audience to understand how the mind of media works. Such devices … Continue reading

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