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Assignment #8 draft 2

  1. 1. ASSIGNMENT #8DRAFT 2By Debbie Marques
  3. 3. Children MIND MAP Young ContraceptionFamily women Murder Right toplanning Killing a life live Innocence against religionUnplannedpregnancy Abortion Sex selective Wrong abortion Illegal Politica Teenage l views pregnancy Belief Rape God
  4. 4. RESEARCH ON ABORTION Definition of abortion : Abortion is the deliberate termination of a pregnancy. Arguments against abortion : Killing people is wronga foetus is a personkilling potential people is wrong Causing pain is wrong Increasing tolerance of killing is wrong Arguments in favour of abortion: The foetus is not necessarily a person with the right to live It is not always wrong to end the life of an innocent person (in case of having to choose, conjoined twins) Potential human beings dont have rights (only active) The pregnant woman has moral rights too Is it better to have an abortion or have the baby for it so suffer and have no conditions?
  5. 5. HISTORY OF ABORTION IN DIFFERENT COUNTRIESChina Japan 1950s abortion illegal = emphasise the importance of Known for acceptance of abortion population growth 2/3 of Japanese women have abortion by the age of 40 1980s used abortion as back up method, sex Contraceptive pills are not allowed = encourage selective abortion = banned in 1995 birth-rate to rise 1948 abortion legal up to 22 weeks- women’s life endangeredIndia 1952 decision made my women herself 1960s illegal Romania Person who had abortion and person who done it get 1957 legal punishment 1966 abortion illegal – encourage birth-rate Caused 9,000 women died due to illegal Numerous women died do to inexperienced midwives methods and doctors Countless unwanted children Abandoned in orphanages 1989 abortion legal- due to increase of population Source : Wikipedia
  6. 6. CONTEMPORARY FACTS OF ABORTIONIN UK Legal up to 24 weeks However if risk for women’s life abortion cannot be carries out. Two doctors must have the consent 195,296 abortions carried out in England Northern Ireland abortion is still illegal Source : Marie stopes website
  7. 7. ABORTION PROCEDURES Medical abortions Available up to 9 weeks Taking pill in two visits to the clinic May experience discomfort, strong cramps and heavy bleeding Side effects last for few days until pregnancy has passed Takes 4-5 hours, completed within one or two days. Surgical abortion most common procedure gentle suction is used to empty the uterus Option of anaesthetic May suffer some discomfort, likely to be like strong period pains Takes aproximately 5-10 minutes Source : Marie stopes website
  8. 8. PREVENTIVE MEASURES OFABORTION Sex education in schools Use of contraceptives Open minded society towards pregnancy Family planning
  9. 9. RELIGION AND ABORTIONHinduism Choose action that will do least harm to mother, father, foetus and society Hindu texts opposed to abortion one text compares abortion to the killing of a priestanother text considers abortion a worse sin than killing one’s parent another text says that a woman who aborts her child will lose her caste Abortion however is practiced in the Hindu culture especially sex selective abortion (baby girls)Buddhism No single view of abortion Some people against, some people for depends on regions Believe life begins at conception Abortion involves deliberately killing a life Expected to take full responsibility for every action they take Abortion can be accepted in certain circumstances Baby having a disease Involving serious problems to the mother Believe mother and foetus suffer bad karma in their soul
  10. 10. RESEARCH ON ABORTION ?v=TCifpbfQlOM&feature=rela Abortion is ted wrong Obama and abortion ch?v=us_y9GP_-DA /watch?v=sHWFLuEBP Priest talking _E&feature=related about abortion Overview of abortion
  11. 11. IS ABORTION ALWAYS WRONG ?What would people learn about it ?  Advantages and disadvantages of abortion  What could take a women to have an abortion  Statistics of abortion in the UK  The religious view of abortion  What society thinks about abortion  What the foetus looks like week by week of pregnancyWhat style of documentary ?  This documentary would be mostly informative  A little persuasive to those who think abortion is always wrong as some positive sides will also be mentioned.What would each episode be about?Episode 1. Advantages and disadvantages of abortion, include various procedures, show how iteasy so easy nowadaysEpisode 2. Statistics and Testimonials of public’s opinion, include history of abortion and how it haschanged. (globally)Episode 3. Religious and social views of abortion.  interviews of priests, pastors, sociologists
  12. 12. FEMINISM Feminism is the society’s thought that women should be submissive to men Until the mergence of feminism women were treated almost like objects, passive agents in a male’s world 1970s activists battling for women’s liberation and equal opportunities. 1975 sex equality was finally passed forward. Feminist theory has developed from this liberation activism As feminism theory evolved it led to a range of critical writing about the role of women in our contemporary society and also the role of women in media. Feminists believe we live in a patriarchal society and therefore men are who dominate society and everyone else is subordinate to them, it can also be debated that media is constructed for men as audience. 19th century feminists opposed abortion due to their belief in worth of all humans
  13. 13. AUDIENCE FEEDBACK ONABORTION m/watch?v=t8TVZ2zs4 atch?v=RvlB3pBjWHA&fea Wo&feature=relmfu ture=relmfu m/watch?v=fM- FFvqdat0&feature=plcp
  14. 14. MIND MAP Growing Anti Low sense up too fast social of Behavioural Unhealthy confidence problems Frauds Key skills DangerInternet Media fromaddiction Attention an early age problems Social networks PaedophilesSuffer from Addictionanxiety Bad influence Obesity False sense Educational of reality
  15. 15. RESEARCH ON YOUNG CHILDREN WATCHING TV Advantages : • Children may learn new things • Entertainment for them • Learn a language • Have family time together • Keep the child company Disadvantages: Children under 2 should • Children may becomewatch?v=81M2JUfcduA not be allowed to watch antisocial TV. • Mix fantasy with reality • Have a different image of the world • Bad for their eye sight • Affect their attention in school Source: media for
  16. 16. STATISTICS OF CHILDREN AND MEDIA• 1970- on average a 4 year old child would start to watch TV. • If a child less than 3 years• 2012- on average 4 month baby start to old watch 2hours of TV per watch TV. day, 20% of chance they will• Typical child before the age of 5 watches have attention problems in around 4 ½ hours of TV per day. future• The number of screen changes used in a • The more cognitive cartoon is what makes the child engaged education a child get of the and therefore in future will find that real age of 3 the risks of having life situations are boring because it is too attention problems slow. decreases• Link between : Source: YouTube
  17. 17. RISKS OF CHILDREN AND MEDIA ‘’Television can be a powerful entertainment and education tool for children given the right programming. However, studies have shown that television, and media in general, can also have a very negative influence. Some studies indicate it can:’’ • Shorten attention span • Distort body image • Work in conjunction • Escalate obesity • Create fear • Increase aggressiveness • Increase anti social behaviours Source from : squidoo website
  18. 18. WHAT IS INTERNET ADDICTION ?Internet addiction involves child’s strong need to be online and the need gets inthe way of activities like spending time with friends and family, sleeping anddoing schoolwork.This includes : Cybersex Addiction – compulsive use of Internet pornography, adult chat rooms, negative real-life intimate relationships. Cyber-Relationship Addiction – addiction to social networking, chat rooms, and messaging to the point where virtual, online friends become more important than real-life relationships with family and friends. Net Compulsions – such as compulsive online gaming, gambling, stock trading, or compulsive use of online auction sites such as eBay, often resulting in financial and job-related problems. Information Overload – compulsive web surfing or database searching, leading to lower work productivity and less social interaction with family and friends. Computer Addiction – obsessive playing of off-line computer games, such as Solitaire or Minesweeper, or obsessive computer programming. Source : Aap news
  19. 19. WHAT MAY CAUSE INTERNETADDICTION ? You suffer from anxiety. You may use the Internet to distract yourself from your worries and fears. You are depressed. The Internet can be an escape from feelings of depression, but too much time online can make things worse. You have any other addictions. May suffer from other addictions, such as drugs, alcohol and gambling. Use it as social support. Internet addicts often use social networking sites, instant messaging, or online gaming as a safe way of establishing new relationships and more confidently relating to others. You’re an unhappy teenager. You might be wondering where you fit in and the Internet could make you feel more comfortable than real-life friends. You are less mobile or socially active than you once were. For example, you may be parenting very young children, which can make it hard to leave the house or connect with old friends. You are stressed. While some people use the Internet to relieve stress, it can have the opposite effect. The longer you spend online, the higher your stress levels will be. Source : Aap news
  20. 20. SYMPTOMS OF INTERNET ADDICTION Losing track of time online. Having trouble completing tasks at work or home. . Isolation from family and friends. Feeling guilty or defensive about your Internet use. Feeling a sense of euphoria while involved in Internet activities. pain and numbness in hands and wrists Dry eyes or strained vision Back aches and neck aches; severe headaches Sleep disturbances Pronounced weight gain or weight loss
  21. 21. TIPS FOR PARENTS What should parents do to help their child ?• Talk to your child• Make them aware of the dangers media can cause• Spend more time with them• Limit the amount of time children spend online.• Make sure they are still spending enough time with family and friends• Go out with your child, do not leave them at home the whole day.• Help them not feel bored, it is usually boredom that gets them to use the internet or watch TV.• Do not put a computer/ TV in your child’s room• Find out what your child likes to do online
  22. 22. SHOULD CHILDREN BE ALLOWED TOWATCH TV FROM AN EARLY AGE ?What would people learn about it?  the influence media has on children  Advantages and disadvantages of TV in children’s life  Statistics about the dependence on TV children have today  What makes TV attractive to children  Does TV help children learn new things ?What style of documentary ?  InformativeWhat would each episode be about?Episode 1. The influence media has on children, does it help them learn new things? interview of sociologist, psychologistEpisode 2. Advantages and disadvantages of TV in a child’s life  interviews of parentsand children, sympotoms, ways to helpEpisode 3. overall conclusions, Statistics of children dependent of TV and what makes itattractive to them
  23. 23. AUDIENCE FEEDBACK ON CHILDRENAND MEDIA ?v=CYnN1tSKHAk&feature=ple=relmfu cp
  24. 24. TOPIC OF MY CHOICEIs abortion always wrong More debatable I have a better understanding of this topic Feel more confident in doing this topic Easier to access people and experts to interview Interested in finding out in the different point of views about abortion Have a more in depth research on this topic
  25. 25. INSPIRATIONUse of interviews Aim : One born every minute • Make it clear to Supersize vs super skinny audience • Informative Lifers • Clear aim • Be aware of the different points of viewThese particular interviews made thedocumentary very informative and clear ofwhat the aim was. Therefore I would like touse this particular technique in my work. All from channel 4
  26. 26. Aim :INSPIRATION • Audience understand the topic • Make each point clear • Backup each point given with picturesUse of supportive images • Inform the audience • Get the audience engaged with the Undatables images Supersize vs superskinny One born every minute Supportive images were very important in the documentaries I watched because it showed the audience what the topic was really about and also the information was sent out in a clearer way.
  27. 27. TARGET AUDIENCE FOR ABORTION DOCUMENTARY Female Aged: 15-25 – average age in which girls may think about having an abortion Interest- religion, education, society, facts and statistics about abortion Social class : w/c and m/c, mostly w/c as its mostly these who think about abortion as they may not have enough money and time to have a child Channel 4 Time shown: 21:00
  28. 28. TARGET AUDIENCE FOR YOUNGCHILDREN WATCHING TV Male and female Aged : 25-45 – average age that have young children. Interest- society, children, influence media has on young people Social class: m/c – usually m/c people have more time and are more interested about the education media may give their children. Channel 4 - real life issues Time shown : 12:00-03:00pm
  29. 29. CHANNEL & TIMEChannel 4 Contemporary life and relationships Provocative series Shown in series True stories ConventionalTime : 21:00 likely to become talking point television Target audience
  30. 30. CHANNEL & TIME Channel 4  Sociological  Real life issues  Conventional  Contemporary topic in UK Time : 12:00pm  Target audience  time that parents are home, waiting for time to pick up children from school.
  31. 31. CONVENTIONSUse  Interviews Informs audience Shows different points of view Priest/ pastor Female who has had an abortion Sociologist Include experiences and perspectives
  32. 32. CONVENTIONS Use Interviews Informative to audience of who is the person speaking Parents Sociologist Psychologist Aim : Listen to different point of views
  33. 33. CONVENTIONSUse  Titles Informs audience : name and vocation Gives a little more information about the character being interviewed Audience take information into consideration Used to help audience not get confused
  34. 34. CONVENTIONSUse  Supporting images Use it as evidence Get our point across Show footage of celebrities speaking about the topic (Obama & Madonna) To get a clear aim of documentary
  35. 35. CONVENTIONSUse  Presenter/ voiceover Guide the audience Inform what is happening Make documentary more clear Have introduction to what is coming next Explain each point given
  36. 36. CONVENTIONSUse  statistics Informative Interesting to the audience Number of abortions made in the uk Persuasive – may change people’s opinion
  37. 37. CONVENTIONSUse  Statistics Informative Number of children dependent on Tv Showing what children do during their free time What channel is the most popular
  38. 38. CONVENTIONSUse  natural lighting Making it more conventional Realistic Believable to the audience Audience take the topic more seriously
  39. 39. CONVENTIONSUse  establishing shot Informs audience where it is taking place Gives audience a hint of what it is expected Sends image of what it is like to be there Introduction to the topic
  40. 40. PLAN : IS ABORTION ALWAYSWRONG ? Establishing shot of a hospital, See presenter talking Establishing shot of voiceover starts with and about the topic outside a a church introduction to the topic church Shot of presenter outside Interview of a church introducing Interview with sociologist religious views priest
  41. 41. Shot of contraception Presenter introducing the Show interviews and voiceover about it. public’s opinion about it with the publicShow interview with a Interview with a psychologist informing the mother’s feeling Statistics of abortionperson who has had an in the UK for her to do this.abortion
  42. 42. PLAN : SHOULD CHILDREN BE ALLOWEDTO WATCH TV FROM AN EARLY AGE ? Establishing shot of a Presenter walking by a school Establishing shot nursery with voiceover and talking about the aim of the of the bbc introducing the topic documentary Interview of the public, Statistics of children who Show more images of showing images of children are dependent on TV children just watching tv watching tv
  43. 43. Presenter talks about Statistics showing that tv isthe parents’ opinion Interview with the most popular technology that a child usesabout the topic parents today.Show parents supporting Presenter interviewingtheir child using Interview of a children to hear theirtechnologies sociologist point of view
  44. 44. THE END