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Advertising: information or manipulation?
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...manipulated information that are being advertised? (www.youthkiawaaz.com) References: Yordanof Boyan “Advertising – Precious Information or Vicious Manipulation?” www.articlesbase.com October15, 2008. Web. March19, 2011 Jardin Jessica “Advertising Manipulation”www.associatedcontent.com April24, 2008. Web. March19, 2011 Carlson Royce “Corporate Propaganda and Media Manipulation” www.zenzibar.com January26, 2003. Web. March19, 2011 Venugopal Soumya “Advertising: Information or Manipulation?” www.youthkiawaaz.com May19, 2010. Web. March19, 2011... ? Since the ancient time when man started to produce and market products, advertising had been existent though in the nascent stages....
Media Manipulation
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...Media as a tool for Manipulation The world today exists in an age of information. Information has become of great importance in society, as different people struggle to ensure that they have important information on what is happening around them, and that generally, they remain informed. The media, from the past decades, continues to play a role in society. It is through the media that people are fed with information on various aspects in society. Although people embrace and appreciate the media today, there have also been...
Advertising:Information or Manipulation
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...Advertising: Information or Manipulation According to Isaria K.Mwende “this world is a giant negotiating table, and whether you like it or not you are a participant. Advertising plays a substantial role in this phenomenon.” With the ever increasing emergence of the media - large amount of news papers, glossy magazines, radio and television stations, individuals are flooded with thousands of advertising messages every day regarding almost every commodity or service in the market. Advertising is significant since it gives knowledge to the customers concerning products...
Manipulation through Media
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...Manipulation through Media This is a study about how the media is manipulated to get the desired effect and the techniques used to achieve it. We will discuss it in context of two movies - Wag the Dog and V for Vendetta and also the ad rationale for M&M's chocolates. Wag The Dog is a 1998 movie directed by Barry Levinson. This is a comedy genre movie about a Hollywood producer and a spin-doctor join hands to cover-up a presidential sex scandal by fabricating a war. It has a satirical tone disguised as comedy. V for Vendetta is a 2005 movie directed by James Mc Teigue. It is an action drama genre movie about a disguised...
Advertisements Should Be More Responsible
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...advertisements focus on one ultimate goal – to turn viewers into consumers. Truthfulness is one of the important requirements for any socially responsible advertising company. However, the present-day advertising does not seem to be as straightforward as it appears. The factual information presented in any advertisement is either biased or manipulated and that manipulation is hidden or “sugar-coated” through enticing visuals and persuasive messages. When advertisements do not adhere to their stated claims and in addition brings adverse effects to its...
Media and society- analyze advertisements
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...Media and Society Seventeen magazine is one of the tradional lifestyle magazines for the average American teenage girl. Its main thrust is that of empowering the female teenager through the use of entertaining and informative articles. As such, the advertising content of the magazine tends to lean towards the same type of print ads. That of empowering but fun brands and products that are sure to catch the eye of the average teenage girl. The magazine itself and the brand of advertising that it contains points to the core mission of the magazine which is to empower young women whose ideas of femininity are still at its...
Undersatnding Media
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...Media College: Understanding the Media The Media is a communication channel that plays a key role in provision of current news, educative information, entertainment and advertisements to and for the public. With freedom of expression, the press enjoys the right to cover a wide range of issues, to distribute information or opinion in the desired format, printed, speech or graphics, without risking any form of interference from the government. Although the media has become an educative tool, it has extended its freedom to use the information in the manipulation of the public mind, which, in the recent past, has made it a subject of criticism. The feeling that prevails... is that the...
Advertising: is it information or manipulation?
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...Advertising: is it information or manipulation? Advertising is a form of communication used to drive consumer behavior. Its chief purpose is to makeconsumers take action either with regards to procuring a good or service or to buy in to a certain ideology such as a political ideology. It is difficult to establish when advertising begun, however there is evidence of forms of advertising from the old civilizations of Ancient Egypt, Rome and Greece. This implies that advertising has been used as a form of communication for a long time. To inform generally...
Advertisements
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...advertisers need to know what has changed in the consumers’ standards in buying products. Taking our example earlier, Colgate toothpaste producers did not stop to where they started but over the years, improved their products. Due to this need to improve and maintain a good quality of products that would be competitive in the market, Colgate also employs chemists who modify the products to meet the needs of contemporary users. The modern consumers are now more informed and meticulous. Therefore, advertisements are made... ?Full On Advertisements Advertising is the process employed by companies to let people know about their products, the benefits gained from their products and to encourage them to buy...
Media Advertisements and the Culture of Consumerism
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...Media Advertisements and the Culture of Consumerism: A Sociological View The relationship between media and culture in social analysis is increasingly crucial in academic discourses and policy deliberations. Tester believes that this is because media is evidently exerting a great force in modern culture, especially in the developed countries such as America; a correlation that sociologists call Mediated Culture (4). By use of sociological conceptions and perspectives, this paper seeks to address the extent to which media influences culture. It specifically addresses the link between media, chiefly advertisement, as a socializing force in promoting the culture... and drivers with a focus on...
Womem and men and media
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...advertisements carry messages that are unfit for consumption by teenagers. Unfortunately, most advertisements are often targeted at the youths who form a significant market share for companies. For example, Victoria’s Secret advertisement for its PINK underwear product line is a classic display of how the media manipulates and portray wrong information about female gender. The messages printed on this particular product of the company are quite insulting and demeaning to women across the world. PINK is Victoria’s Secret underwear that targets teenage girls. However, the inclusion of vulgar and age-inappropriate words such as “Take It Off,” “I Get... Women and Men and Media Introduction Advertisements...
Representation of women in media
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...media advocates for slender bodies. Women and young girls use diet pills to lose weight (Moffitt & Szymanski, 2011). The use of Photography and Photo manipulation Pictures describe many things; they display beauty, send a message or simply advertise something. Photographs are a form of communication between the photographer and the audience. Marketers use photographs to advertise their products. People use photos to store information as a form of pictorial memory (Benson & Allen, 2009). Finally, photography can be implemented as a career, which a photographer sells the photos... How Do the Media Depict Women and the Use of Photo-Shopping? Lecturer’s Due How the Media Depicts Women Women’s behavior...
A topic based on a form of mass media.
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...media are more reliable in that once printed, no one can tamper with the information and the information such as advertisements can be retrieved in the future for reference (Free style marketing, 2014). As far as advertisements is concerned, print news media offers the best platform in the sense that readers know where to look for and get the information they require as opposed to random surfers, who may not have any interest in the advertisements placed on the digital news media (Free style marketing, 2014). This aspect makes the print news media more potent, particularly to companies that advertise their products through the print media. Therefore, the print news... Role of Print News Media in Today’s...
Advertisements
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...information center saying that they considered the advert as a mark of the beginning of Christmas. Another advert advertising Coca Cola was a billboard with a big bottle that had seemingly bubbled out a group of fun making and cheerful people. The background of the space containing the fun-making people is very bright. The slogan for this advert is “Live on the coke side of life” and uses excitement as its strategy (Coca-Cola-Art par 1). The “Live on the coke side of life” advert calls for people to live on the positive side of life (Coca-Cola-Art par 1). The advert makes people to think that drinking coca cola will make them to be happy. It helps... ?Advertisements Competition always threatens to reduce ...
Media Influence Analysis
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...manipulation done by the editors or photographers instead they focus on the beauty of the models (Alfano and OBrien). It is observed that media leaves a negative impact on a person’s mind. Most women experience some dissatisfaction with their physical appearance and are more affected by the ultra thin ideal. Teenagers also get a negative impact of the advertisement as they set up unrealistic expectation about their physical appearances. Many women also end up with eating disorders and despite being thin they still focus on getting thinner. On the contrary, advertising also has a positive impact towards body image... Role of Advertisement on Body Image It is undeniable that advertisements are a major...
Advertisements
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...Advertising is so important nowadays that a business can barely survive without it. In order to sell – your products or services, youhave to promote them. And as anyone would want his business to grow, we are invaded by commercials. We like some of them and we find others boring or inadequate. That depends on a variety of factors be they content or form elements. Advertising’s Fifteen Basic Appeals and Making the Pitch in Print Advertising are two essays that present some of them. We shall analyze a few examples of advertisements to see how these factors have been considered in conceiving them. Looking at the Bacardi advertisement image and discussing about it in terms... of the needs...
Will modern technology, such as the Internet, ever replace the book or the written word as the main source of information?
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...information from books can never be claimed by internet. In short, books may retain its importance up to certain extent even though internet has upper hand. "Advertising: is it information or manipulation? Advertising is the business strategy adopted by business people to promote their products or services. Since all the non-charitable organizations are working for profits, the intentions of advertising are to increase the selling as much as possible. Ethics and morality has less importance in business world at present because of the stiffer competition. Under such circumstances, business people often go to any extent in convincing the consumers through advertisements. Since advertisement... oaf "Will...
Television Media Sociology Assignment
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...media has the power to elicit a policy response from the government, the outcomes tend to benefit the media elite rather than people. (Potter, 2006, p.69) Added to this imbalance of power between the media and its consumers is the relative lack of alternative sources of information for the latter. A majority of Americans depend on the mainstream media for information on the political developments of their country and the world. With lack of alternative representation in the media, a distorted world view can be imposed upon an unsuspecting viewer. That is the American public is steadily losing confidence in mainstream media, presumably because of the general public’s... ?Television Media: One of the...
Will modern technology, such as the Internet, ever replace the book or the written word as the main source of information?
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...information from books can never be claimed by internet. In short, books may retain its importance up to certain extent even though internet has upper hand. "Advertising: is it information or manipulation? Advertising is the business strategy adopted by business people to promote their products or services. Since all the non-charitable organizations are working for profits, the intentions of advertising are to increase the selling as much as possible. Ethics and morality has less importance in business world at present because of the stiffer competition. Under such circumstances, business people often go to any extent in convincing the consumers through advertisements. Since... oaf "Will modern...
Media's Manipulation of the Fashion Industry
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...Media’s Manipulation of the Fashion Industry and their Influence on Purchasers By ID Number ModuleTitle and Number Name of Professor/ Tutor Date of Submission Consumerism in Fashion: Media’s Manipulation of the Fashion Industry and their Influence on Purchasers INTRODUCTION The field of fashion journalism is a part of the media-forces that discuss, analyse, advertise, and report on fashion garments and designer wear clothing. The fashion media provides a display window for United Kingdom fashion design, and functions as a pillar of support for the industry. The unprecedented expansion in United Kingdom designer fashion during the 1980s and the 1990s happened because... . This is because...
Media and Reality
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...media highlights undergo manipulation; furthermore, the sources of information may be prejudiced (Friedman, 2002). It is worth affirming that the media has a pervasive influence on individuals making them alter their standpoint on specific issues. Background to the issue According to Friedman (2002), we live in a technological phase since persons spend several hours on electronic screens conversing or inquiring on diverse topics. Evidently, television programs; for example, “All in the Family” can alter people’s perceptions of individuals from other races (Dill, 2009). Exposure to this episode can influence the person... ? Media and Reality Task Outline i. Introduction ii. Perception and Reality iii....
Social media and its usage for marketing and advertisements
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...MEDIA MARKETING In this information technology based era every business is trying to enhance its services and products over its competitors. In this case online support is considered to be a crucial factor of any advertising policy and arrangement. Additionally, companies and industries initiated promotion and publicity operations focused on people with the help of written sources and audio/video channels. However, this policy is expensive and its efficacy is hard to determine. On the other hand, it is generally not obvious that how broadcast marketing will play a major role in the latest information financial condition...
Mass Media
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...media is saturated with layered themes and messages catering (surprisingly) to all. The languages of media permeate the discussion of almost every issue, from personal decisions to public policy. Ironically, in this age of information revolution the audience has also become a part of the consumer calculation with media advertising and cultural studies defining their audiences of journalism, fiction or popular media genres as target groups. The marketing views them as consumers of media products and target groups of advertisements, or as potential consumers for their products or services... Reading, Hearing and Seeing is Believing Diverse audiences populate the globalised world that we live in where the...
Advertising in mass media
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...information owing to differences in the way it conveyed this resistance. Advertisements have also influenced the quality of programs and how they operate in mass media. This still has the overall effect of encouraging even greater consumer purchases for a wide range of products. Nesbitt-Larking (175) calls the connection between television, news and advertisements as intertextuality. Messages, icons, values and ideas from all three media platforms have now become intertwined. The news seems like a movie or very interesting program. These reports are just as entertaining as the programs that come before them. Additionally, advertisements slotted in-between regular programming may... 12 March Advertising ...
Australian Media
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...media continues to play a pivotal role in disseminating information about food and health. After an investigative research of over 400 articles on nutrition, the researches have drawn a conclusion that the information is represented in strict adherence to what was recommended by the nutritionist and the doctors. The content of the Australian television shows are also scrutinized to gauge the rate of accuracy at which they impart information and it has been evaluated that these shows cannot be accused of any manipulation of facts (Coveney, Pg 115). Magazines are accepted... In contemporary Australian media is it far more important to entertain than to educate Australian media is among the few others in...
Media ethics
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...manipulation is one of the ethical issues in the modern media houses. It can be defined as the omission or alterations of basic elements in the news to favor a certain individual. This is mainly common in the political arena where a certain political leader may use his/her power to influence the news read to the public. Certain journalists may also decide to manipulate news content on the basis of personal interest. There is no specific law describing specific legal consequences to such act, but one may lose the public favor and lose his/her job. External stakeholders like advertising companies may cut their links with...
Media Advertising Criticism
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...Media Advertising Criticism Albion explains that advertising is the art of marketing using persuasive information from the sponsor through mass communication channels to endorse the acceptance of goods, services or ideas to the audience. There are various mediums of advertising; newspapers, radio, television broadcast, stage shows, websites, billboards, flyers, supermarket receipts, taxicabs among others (Albion 55). According to Beckman (34), free media refer to the persuasive information produced by advertising and public relations professionals for...
Manipulation of Humans by the goverment/media in the "Brave New World".
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...manipulation C. Brave new world deals with various characters that would not imagine life without 1) John talks about happiness 2) The government and the supply of drugs to induce happiness D. Discussion on the real world 1) Use of cloning in human beings 2) Use of drugs E. Conclusion Manipulation of Humans by the Government/Media in the “Brave New World” Introduction The story line in the New Brave World uses manipulation strategy of human beings in various aspects of life... is also termed as “a god of the gods”. The drug originated from a plant, and nobody can confirm the originality of the plant until now, but what everyone can attest to is the fact that it came from a plant. The dominant...
The Concept of Hegemony in Media Advertisement
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...media advertisement Introduction  The term hegemony refers to dominance, which is indirect in form. It may be visible in instances where a state leader (hegemon) may impose differently implied forms of power, instead of decreeing direct army force (Hassig, 1994, 23-24). In ancient Greek civilisation, hegemony referred to the dominance of one city-state over another city-state, using political and military dominance. In the more recent times, 19th century, hegemony implied dominating power of one nation over others (Bullock and Trombley, 1999, 387-388).  The 20th century hegemony was the era of cultural hegemony, where through careful manipulation of social values... that is lucrative enough...
Manipulation of Humans by the goverment/media in the Brave New World.
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...Manipulation of Humans by the Government/Media in the “Brave New World” Introduction The story line in the New Brave Worlduses manipulation strategy of human beings in various aspects of life. The individuals in the story seem comfortable with the idea and nobody is complaining. The government in the society of Brave New World employs the use of drugs and technology to control the thinking capacity of the citizens. The individuals are denied love and family, yet they appear to be happy with the situation. The government feels that when individuals have families, their loyalty to the state might reduce (Huxley & Huxley, 129). Discussion of...
Media Audiences
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...media such as television, viewing of any particular program, advertisements or a particular station/channel. Ratings are based on the information gathered from certain sampling techniques including geographical data and many more. The feedback collected through ratings enables the authorities to control what should be broadcasted and what should be banned from viewing. Audience ratings help the television industry to improve its broadcasting service performance, cost of its advertisements and sponsorships (Beville, 1988... ? Media Audiences Question What does an ethnographic approach to audience research involve? Briefly discuss howthis approach compares with other approaches to audience study and...
Media Analysis
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...Media analysis Instruction Synopsis Television viewing is regarded a tremendous influence of peoples view’s, opinions and reviews. Significantly, this article will focus on the aspect of television media in Australia, and the United States of America. Significantly, this article will be a comparison between television media in the US, and Australia and the approaches taken when reporting international news stories. In order to elaborate more on the international events, this article will feature a case study about an example of a global story advertised more in both countries. Introduction The term “media”...
Gene Manipulation
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...Manipulation We are entering an age of genetics. The biggest biological research project in history, The Human Genome Project, assured us that it will have our whole genetic structure designed. The media gives information regarding new scientific state regarding genes which are related to disease, environment, behaviors as well as personality traits so often that it looks like we are being given a publication of gene-of-the-week. Genes have already been found out of Cystic fibrosis, Huntington's disease. Fragile X syndrome, cancer of the breast, the incurable Alzheimer's disease, cancer of colon, bipolar disorder, obesity, sexual orientation, and alcohol related disorders, "crime... ,...
Direct Manipulation
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...Media Bennett, K. B., and Flach, J. M. (2011). Display and Interface Design: Subtle Science, Exact Art. Los Angeles, CA: CRC Press. Booth, P. (2014). An Introduction to Human-Computer Interaction (Psychology Revivals). New York, NY: Psychology Press. Brokaw, J. J., Cruz, R. A., Earl, J., Kamsler, Z. F., and Orman, N. C. (2007). Analysis of Game Interface Performance. Worcester Polytechnic Institute, pp. 1-52. Retrieved from https://www.wpi.edu/Pubs/E-project/Available/E-project-030607- 163836/unrestricted/IQP.pdf Cooper, A., Reimann, R., and Cronin, D. (2012). About Face 3: The Essentials of Interaction Design. New York, NY: John Wiley & Sons. Hutchins, E. L., Hollan,...
Media Studies
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...Media Industry on Culture with Special Reference to British Newspapers Introduction The modern mass media has grown into a colossal global enterprise. There is an increasing tendency for the media today to develop a unipolar attitude because of the drift towards the formation of monopolies. This question has engaged the attention of many writers across the globe. Does the concentration of ownership and control in the media foreshadow a new Orwellian manipulation of mass consciousness? (Deeks John, 213) Media today has become the handmaiden of gigantic conglomerates with the sole intention of churning out profits from a sphere of activity, which in the past was vigilant sentinel... The Impact of the...
Globalisation and mass media
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...manipulate the media (Herman & Chomsky 1988, p. 1, 5). Prior to globalization, most of the media companies were owned and operated by few individuals. For this reason, the state government and the politicians were able to easily gain a monopolistic control over the local media companies (Herman & Chomsky 1988, p. 1). This gives the state government or any influencial individuals the power to impose censorship over sensitive news and information that purposely expose the malfeasance of their own actions, their personal business, a friend who works as a public servant in the state government or another influencial person. Before the 20th century, a total of twenty-four large-scale... The Impact of...
How Media Reproduces Gender Identity Norms
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...media representation. The aspect of media censure is a true picture of the gender inequality in society. This features through print, television, music, and advertisements. For example, it is an overt observation that media perpetuates and reinforces the idea of hetero-masculinity in the society (Durham & Kellner, 2005... ? How Media Reproduces Gender Identity Norms As a social cultural process, gender refers to the cultural and social attitudes that prescribe shape and sanction feminine and masculine behaviors, technologies, environments, products and knowledge (Ross, 2012). In order to understand how the media perceives gender, it would be tentative to comprehend terms like gender norms, gender...
Direct Manipulation
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...manipulation. These include the fact that it allows one to make or modify configuration settings, start, and stop and suspend any service present in network operation, control a running network and view properties of a network device. Other advantages include updating a component of a device in a network or any database information. Command line interfaces have user-friendly interfaces. Unlike direct manipulation, command line interfaces are limited... Computer Systems: Direct Manipulation al Affiliation: Computer Systems: Direct Manipulation Direct Manipulation in computer systems, provides greater advantages, with reference to enhancing effective Human-Computer Interaction. In virtual environments,...
The Electronic Media
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...Manipulation of the Content for Radio: The distribution process became more complex and comprehensive after the advent of electronic media. Electronic media contain Radio, television and other New Media. Being a producer, if I want to reach to the large number of people, I have to redesign the same content to make it suitable for radio. When we consider the same content for electronic media, we have to adapt the content according to the need of electronic media. Radio is regarded as a blind medium. The content, which the producer is giving here, must be effective. The above mentioned theme...
Mass Media Essay
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...media that is approachable by a large group or number of the population of a particular nation. The audience of the mass media is very larger in size and they can easily reach and view the contents of the media. The definition of mass media is given below, "By definition, mass communication is a message created by a person or a group of people sent through a transmitting device (a medium) to a large audience or market." There are many mediums which are used to transmit the information to public and the famous mediums in today's world are television, radio and newspaper etc. Nowadays, mass media is usually consists of books, newspapers, magazines, radio, cinema, television... With reference to the work of ...
Accounts Manipulation
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...information that were presented to the board were manipulated by Sullivan. The financial figures and other accounting information that were given regarding the company to the Board of directors and the Audit Committee were always false. At a later stage it was found out that the Board of the company was always distant and detached from the company's business and working. The political behaviour and mismanagement of both Ebbers and Sullivan are clear from all the above mentioned incidents that took place in the company and ultimately... Reasons for providing inaccurate picture of accounts Firms may window-dress the financial ments in order to show a rosy picture of their accounts. In such a case,...
How useful is the concept of ideology for media analysis? Discuss in relation to soap operas.
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...advertisements and sponsorship. Advertisements are essentially messages to the target audience as to what is good for them, what is it they should aspire for, what it that will gain them respect, etc., is. Of course, the process is not based on force but manipulation and exploitation. In a study conducted by Cynthia Frisby for the Journal of Advertising Research, the relationship between male psychology and consumption patterns were studied in the context of soap operas. The results show that every advertisement is an exercise in exploiting the male psychology. This fact... How useful is the concept of ideology for media analysis? Discuss in relation to soap operas? Ideology as a sociological term...
Media Advertisements Influence Consumers Subconscious Mind and Control their Purchasing Decisions
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...Media Advertisements Influence Consumers’ Subconscious Mind and Control their Purchasing Decisions Advertisements serve as the medium of communication between products or services and their consumers. These are the primary sources of information about the products or services that help create awareness about them in the consumers. As such, media ads play a crucial role in enabling customers to know the values and use of a product or service. Based on this information, they can decide whether to purchase a particular product or avail a specific service. Besides, product awareness through ads informs the consumers as to whether the specific features of a product or service match... English 26 October...
Array Manipulation
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...Manipulation of the Task The array manipulation is basically a computer programming where a task can be performed with the help of various variables. A task usually involves a useful array which can be populated processed to display a result. In this paper, the task chosen to do array manipulation is the expense analysis of group of resorts. In this task, the various expenses of resort like room, food and other activities are calculated for a particular season. Here, the main aim is to explore the cost and benefits of each resort on various locations on a vacation time. The data provided for the task will be the off season expenses of...
Five Advertisements
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...advertisement, newspaper, outdoor advertising, or new media such direct mail, text massages, or website. Not all advertisements are aimed at promoting sales; others are geared at keeping customers informed of availability of certain products in the market. Some of the advertisement that gives no reasons for purchasing the products includes advertising to profession or business, institution advertising, pioneering advertising, Obtrusive advertising, competitive advertising, and remainder advertising. 1. Advertising to Profession or Business This form of advertising targets professionals and resellers. The media type that is mandated to carry out this form uses... Types of Advertisement Advertising may...
Media, Information and Societal Problems
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...manipulate the sources of information in a manner that suits their purpose. This way, only ideas that are allowed to prosper are the ones that the ruling class wants the masses to have. Amongst them one is the concept that social classes are natural and cannot be changed. The main cause of most social problems arises when people are led to act in a manner that is against their will, just so they can conform to the societal standards. Classes and Societal Problems Firstly, this concept of the lower-class cannot reach beyond their material means can actually have dramatic impact on their performance due to self-fulfilling prophecy. This also means if people...
The media and American politics
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...information to the voters that often assist the latter in taking their decision on voting. US media has been often criticised as being manipulated by the government and ends up serving biased and distorted news to the general people. My article will examine the role of the US media in the political scenario, in the context of the 2000/2004 elections, and will examine to find out as to whether the media does really have a slant/bias, and whether it really acts as a propaganda vehicle for the political party in power. The Media and American politics 1 Introduction “Balanced coverage [is what] plagues American journalism and ...leads to utterly spineless reporting... ?Table of Contents 2 1Introduction 3...
Fifties & Advertisements
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...advertisement and educational media with tuberculosis mentioned as coming from bayonet-wielding Japanese. The drive towards preventing germ invasion worked towards controlling the invading alien, “it also united the nation against pathological organisms foreign to the American social body that were nonetheless native to it—communism and feminism”3. Hence, the concept of communism became an internal threat which had to be fought at all costs, and this included advertisements portraying communism in a less than favorable light. However, these depictions of communism... Cold War Fifties & Advertisements Introduction The Cold War is one of the longest and most dangerous wars which threatened the world. It ...
Direct Manipulation
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...Manipulation and Other Lessons. Retrieved on October 22, 2013 from http://www.hpl.hp.com/techreports/96/HPL-96-152.pdf Montfort, Nick, and Noah Wardrip-Fruin. The New Media Reader. Cambridge, Mass. [u.a.: MIT Press, 2003. Print.... Direct manipulation interface Direct manipulation is a mode of interaction between a user and a computer that allows the user to continuously give commands and receive feedback in the form of objects made to represent specific actions and reactions (metaphors) in the real world. This interaction allows for direct execution of actions by the user with the notion of not having an intermediary such as a menu or command assisting them...
Direct Manipulation
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...Manipulation The term Direct Manipulation defines a special type of human-machine interaction design that brings high realism to this interaction. This is based on the principle that there shall be minimal utilization of an intermediary. In computer science, Direct Manipulation is the style of human-computer interaction which enables a natural representation of actions and tasks with regards to objects (Emmerik, 1990). It allows users to directly act on objects in the interface (Emmerik, 1990). The crux of this interface for interaction is to endorse the impression that the tasks are being performed by the users themselves (Dennehy). This gives an all the more intriguing... of the assignment Direct...
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