Media Lies
The average American teen spends approximately 1/3 of his or her entire day with various forms of mass media: 3 – 4 hrs per day of TV; 2 – 3 hrs of radio per day; 2 hours on the computer How does this exposure influence the mindset of a teen; their decisions and relationships? Do advertisements such as: “Perfect abs in 26 days” empower or belittle girls, i.e., if they don’t have the boyfriend or the body, are they good enough?