Displaying posts tagged: media effects

The Problem In Proportion

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“[Anxiety about body image is] something which has existed for a long time... but in terms of the scale of it, that is what is new, and it is being driven by the proliferation of media imagery portraying a so-called ‘perfected ideal’ that is entirely unattainable for the vast majority of people,” she told [the] Today …

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Cut-Price Lords Chamberlain

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Not entirely startling news from the depths of the child protection industry:

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When I Was a Lad, We Had Proper Moral Panics...

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The Bailey review into placating parental anxiety (at least, that seems to be how its creators would like us to understand it) has now been published, and as expected its recommendations include one to the effect that ‘the Internet industry should ensure that customers must make an active choice over what sort of content they want …

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