The Negative Consequences of Women in the Media- Analysis of a Specific Ad that Exploits Women

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When you first glance at this ad, you might say to yourself “I know what women in the media are all about, its sexism and stereotypes.” What you probably don’t know is that how; these visual cues are affecting women individually and collectively, in how they view themselves in the mirror. One of the largest influences on women and adolescent girls is the media. The media pushes body image, clothes, and fast food. At the same time they push weight lose with unrealistic results. This combination that I am referring to above leads to adolescent girls, and women having eating disorders and a discomforting self-image. Young women aged 15 to 30 are a prime industry target since 80 per cent of all consumer products are purchased by women in this …show more content…

Unfortunately Woman will continue to be exploited in media until sex stop selling and I don’t see that happening to soon! One thing I’ve noticed is you hardly never seen a men demoralized like you see a woman being put on display. I think because men rule the media industry or they don’t have enough guts to pose in a thong with just a sleek bath robe. As far as you’ll see a man exploit his body is taking off a shirt or unzipping his pants. The media market is more focused on leaning towards women in the fantasy world looking very seductive and sexy for a man. I recall a time when I was driving down the highway and I saw a gap jeans billboard of a white male, with no shirt and his pants unzipped, now at that I wasn’t parent but If I was at that present time I would think that would be inappropriate visual for the highway for a child to see and a adult who is driving a motor vehicle. It could be considered as distraction to traffic, and maybe because it was man such a big deal. Women have been used to promote advertisement for years dating back to coke cola commercials in the late 1900s and as the years progress more and more explicit ads get. On the hand people use to put up a fuss about sexual advertisement but not anymore. Women back then show a

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