COMM 203 3-9-09

COMM 203 3-9-09 - COMM 203 3/9/09 Sex in the Media Create a...

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COMM 203 3/9/09 Sex in the Media Create a way of thinking about impact of media on youth Kaiser Family Foundation (2002) o Trying for years to find out if kids turn to media as “super peer” o How much, if at all, do you think the sexual behaviors on TV influence the sexual  behaviors of teens your age? 32% A lot 40% Somewhat o How much, if at all, do you think the sexual behaviors on TV influence your own  sexual behavior? 50% Not at all 28% A little o Issue: Anytime you divorce sex in the media from gender roles and body image,  you have a problems o What becomes important, aside from how it affects viewers, is how the people who  create characters Clip: “Searching for Deborah Winger” o Think about: over 40 women still working? o
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This note was uploaded on 04/22/2009 for the course COMM 203 taught by Professor Smith during the Spring '06 term at USC.

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