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Brown, J. D., & Stern, S. R. (2001). SEX AND THE MEDIA. Retrieved August 28, 2017.Songul Gafurova Reading Summary: Sex and the Media BBH 146 August 29, 2017 The main purpose and point of the “Sex and the Media” article is to provide an overview of how the media plays an important role in an individual’s life when it comes to learning about sex. It was clear in the article that learning about sex content is much easier for most young people through the media rather than in school education or from a parent or friend. This article covers the ways that media becomes an important tool when learning about sexual content when the information the individual needs is difficult to obtain anywhere else. When researchers analyzed a sample of students from high school it was obtained that more than half of the students surveyed responded that “they had learned about birth control, contraception,or preventing pregnancy from magazines or television” (923). While reading this article, I could

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