The Media Can Be Like A Drug

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The photo I chose to analyze is a picture showing us that we only see what the media wants us to see. The media can be like a drug. It distracts us from what is really going on in the real world. Our society is captured theoretically by the way of presentation within the media. In this photo, a person can see that the media has this man full attention, which he does not see what is really going on in the world. I think this advertisement does a good job of portraying this message. Our society gets so distracted by the media that we tend to forget what is really going on. The media has a big influence on people, and this advertisement does a very good job of illustrating it. In this photo, a person can see a homeless man on the ground seeking and struggling for help. There is also a dark image of a man that is turning the other man’s face the opposite direction of the homeless guy. The dark image duplicates the media. There is also a tan background that kinds of blends in with the homeless guy. The concrete is also tan. The homeless man has a timber color of backboard that he is leaning on. The homeless man has on baggy clothes and he is looking towards the men. He has a jar that is by some garbage which he hopes someone puts some money in the jar. The background makes the dark image very noticeable. If it was not for the darker cardboard, we would not really be able to see the homeless man, which I think was their intention. The ordinary man looks like an older adult that

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