Magazine Glare A GLOBALIZED PROBLEM CELEBRITY COMMENTS COUNTER ARGUMENTS Negative Effects of Magazines Distorted Body Image (females) Distorted Body Image (males) Warped Sense of Reality SOLUTION • Feeds off most of the United States media • Studies have shown that the “ideal image” is a high in Australia • As of last year was the top concern for most females • Negative body image is at an all-time high in Australia and many people are blaming the media for using unrealistic, air-brushed images where so-called “flaws” like scars and pimples are nowhere to be seen • A culture that immerses itself in visual images • Among women over 18 looking at themselves in the mirror, research indicates that at least 80% are unhappy with what they see • Many will not even be seeing an accurate reflection • Most fashion models are thinner than
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2011 for the course ENG 150 taught by Professor Kristinlowe during the Winter '11 term at BYU.