What are good or bad effects in advertising children/teens?
By: Victor Ramirez
Inquiry Answer/Opinion Section
Article 1, Evidence 1
"According to Common Sense Media, kids who watch a lot of TV have smaller vocabularies and lower test scores in school. Also, these kids do not read as well as kids who watch less TV. Another study shows that the people with the highest degrees watched less TV as kids and teenagers. A third study shows that different forms of media affect school work differently." This quote from the article explains to us that a bad affect about the media affecting children/teens is on our actions/behavior. It also affects their change in education.
Article 2, Evidence 2
"In a study on fifth graders, 10 year old girls and boys told researchers they were dissatisfied with their own bodies after watching a music video by Britney Spears or a clip from the TV show "Friends". This quote from the article explains that there are bad effects on the media affecting the body images of children/teens in a negative way.
Article 3, Evidence 3
"Celebrities who are super skinny and always dressed up nice can alter your child's self image and might contribute to an eating disorder or low self-esteem.As a parent, you can influence your child by helping them determine what makes a good celebrity role model." This quote from the article explains that not only the media is affecting us, but also celebrity role models make a big impact on children/teens.
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"Teen Health and the Media." Teen Health and the Media. N/A, n.d. Web. 11
- "The Effects of Celebrity Role Models on Kids and Teens." Everyday Life. Eliza Martinez, n.d. Web. 03 Mar. 2015. <http://everydaylife.globalpost.com/effects-celebrity-role-models-kids-teens-3521.html>.