Media And Me

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The media and me presentation has been designed for grades 5-8. The goal of this presentation is to create awareness about what is going on in the media and how that can negatively affect our self-esteem.

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Media And Me

  1. 1. Uniquely ME! The Media and Me! Session Two
  2. 2. What is the media? <ul><ul><ul><li>TV </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Movies </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Music Videos </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Commercials </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Magazines </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Billboards </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Newspapers </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Websites </li></ul></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Evolution of Beauty http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q4TV_Avo4zg
  4. 4. Photographs in the Media <ul><li>Hair & Makeup </li></ul><ul><li>Clothes </li></ul><ul><li>Lens & Lighting </li></ul><ul><li>Selective Posing </li></ul><ul><li>Airbrushing </li></ul>
  5. 5. Airbrushed Photos
  6. 6. Airbrushed Photos
  7. 7. Airbrushed Photos
  8. 8. Airbrushed Photos
  9. 9. Body Size Over the Years <ul><li>1700 </li></ul>
  10. 10. Body Size Over the Years <ul><li>1800 </li></ul>
  11. 11. Body Size Over the Years <ul><li>1950s </li></ul>
  12. 12. Body Size Over the Years <ul><li>1960s </li></ul>
  13. 13. Body Size Over the Years <ul><li>2000 </li></ul>
  14. 14. Body Size Over the Years <ul><li>Today </li></ul>
  15. 15. Body Size in the Media <ul><li>The average model is 5' 11&quot; and weighs 117 lbs and wears a size 0-4 </li></ul><ul><li>The average American woman is 5’4’’, and weighs 145 Ibs and wears a size 10-14 </li></ul><ul><li>Most fashion models are thinner than 98 % of American Women </li></ul>
  16. 16. What about Inner Beauty? <ul><li>Real Beauty: is found on the inside! </li></ul>
  17. 17. How does the media affect you? <ul><li>How do these images make you feel? </li></ul><ul><li>How are these messages and images harmful to us? </li></ul>
  18. 18. Positive Advertising <ul><li>You have been invited to challenge media messages and create a positive advertisement! </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Slogan? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Message? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Design? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Images? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Audience? </li></ul></ul></ul>
  19. 19. Advantages of being Aware <ul><li>Understanding the media </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Understanding all that goes into each advertisement and image. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Not comparing yourselves to airbrushed images </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Understanding that the healthy ideal is not necessarily the thin ideal that we see in the media </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Helps protect and build a positive sense of self </li></ul></ul>
  20. 20. Love my body Agreement <ul><li>Together we are going to create a “Love My Body Agreement” so that we can choose for ourselves what to think about ourselves our bodies. </li></ul>
  21. 21. Trash the negativity <ul><li>We can be our own worst enemies! </li></ul>
  22. 22. Wrap up <ul><li>What did you learn? </li></ul><ul><li>“Mirror Mirror” worksheet </li></ul>

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