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Influence of Mass Media on Female Body Image

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Influence of Mass Media on Female Body Image

  1. 1. The Influence of Mass Media on Female Body Image Prepared and Presented by: Tala Bashawry ButhinaAlshuhail
  2. 2. Anna Wood..
  3. 3. There is a strong connection between what we call “body image disturbance” and the ideal body image that the advertising companies are trying to sell - Juan Meng author of “ Is beauty a pill? Our bodies are constantly being reinvented by the “visual culture that we receive through television, magazines, newspapers, digital media and advertising – Susie Obrach Author of “Losing Bodies”
  4. 4. Eating disorders and famous TV shows
  5. 5. Women Objectified in the Media
  6. 6. Real or Fake?  Most photos showed in magazines and ads are photo-shopped and airbrushed.
  7. 7. Am I a Barbie girl?  Barbie is and example of an unrealistic woman who's proportions are far from the average woman yet many young girls see this as a standard they must reach to be “beautiful”.
  8. 8. Pregnancy Battles: Too Thin, Too Fat!
  9. 9.  What Happened to Anna Wood?
  10. 10. What we should all learn from this : The media should not dictate what we should look like. We all have the right to feel comfortable and beautiful in our own skin. Thanks for listening: Tala &Buthina

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