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    Impact of Mass Media on Children

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    Write an essay about the impact of the mass media (especially television and advertising) on the socialization of children and young people in the U.S. Focus particularly on the issues of consumerism, violence, and the portrayal of minorities in the media. a

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    Impact of Mass Media on Children

    The impact of mass media on children is tremendous, as they are highly influential when they are young. The pack mentality is higher at this age, so following what is deemed popular is considered of the utmost importance. Children are influenced on what to wear, how to act, what to like and what to buy through advertisements and popular television programs. Eating disorders are a common result of children feeding into the media's portrayal of ...

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