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The impact of mass media on daily life

  1. The Impact Of Mass Media On Daily Life • English exam – Power Point Presentation • COORDINATING TEACHER • Mihai Frumușelu • STUDENTS • Dăsculțu Mariana Vali • Iasinovschi Elena Florinela • GRUPA 8204
  2. What is media? • Media is a tool used to convey mass communication to a larger audience or market. Up until the 20th century the main source of information were TV, Radio, Magazine, Newspaper and lately the internet. These mass media plays a big role in our life.
  3. How it affects us: • The media is a good source of information and entertainment. • It has a great effect on the society and in our life experience, our attitudes, our kids and our self. We sometimes try to apply these concepts to our everyday life. • Media can be a great source of wisdom and knowledge but we should realize its impact on our society, our family, our attitudes, our kids and our self.
  4. Teenagers like to watch TV shows about Love, Fashion, Relationship, violence and many other things. On the other hand older people watch things about Food, Health, Exercises and news from the world. This affect everyone behaviours at that particular time.
  5. Influence of mass media: • We live in a society that depends on information and communication to keep moving in the right direction and do our daily activities like work, entertainment, attitudes, healthcare, education, personal relationships, travelling and anything else that we have to perform. • Media is the means of support to the people in the world which shapes their attitude, opinion, and makes them to think before they start doing a particular work.
  6. Influence on children: • Many children watch between two and four hours of television per day. • The presence of role models, how men and women, boys and girls are presented in the media, powerfully affects boys and girls their role in the world. • Some people allow the children to surf the webs, without noticing that are plenty of disasters on Internet.
  7. Influence on parents: • The media plays a role in providing information and support to parents about child-rearing. • In every category of mass media, from books and magazines, television and the internet, message about child-rearing are being directed to parents to an extraordinary level. • Yet, little attention is given to the quantity or quality of those messages.
  8. Positive influences: The media creates the ideal image of a beautiful man and woman and tells the characteristics of a successful person. Media is one of the successful instruments to enrich our children, youth and parents to become successful one. It shapes our attitudes towards our better life. If there is a sport that is getting a lot of attention by the media and gains popularity among your friends and society, you will more likely want to practice the sport and be cool with all your friends. The result is that you will have fun with your friends and be healthier because of the exercise you are doing.
  9. Negative influences: • A negative influence in teenagers is the use of cigars by celebrity movie stars, the constant exposure of sex images, the excessive images of violence and exposure to thousands of junk food ads. • Mass media is one of the main source considered of immorality such as drugs, drinking, pre-marital sex and adultery are of acceptance today. Media shows us these things. Exposes us to them. And we are all thinking “if they are doing it, why can’t we?” It is implanted in our mind that these things are normal.
  10. • Another negative influence in teenagers that has grown over the last years is anorexia and obesity. • There are millions of adolescents fighting obesity. • And they are exposed to thousands of advertisements of junk food, and they are told that they will become thin and wealthy.
  11. Conclusion: • In conclusion, we have absolutely no control over the media. It plays a constant role in our daily life. We are manipulated and influenced in our appearance, beliefs, desires and opinion. • The media has formed our physical environment in which advertisement posters decorate our buildings, walls and transportation systems. This of course has changed within the development of mass media and will continue to change in the future.
  12. We should not take media as negative sources of impact. Not only media but everything has good and bad influence. It is up to person’s catching ability. It is also depending on person’s mind and thinking. If a person is a positive receiver the person will receive it positively.
  13. Bibliography: • and-a-level/sociology/how-does-media- impact-on-our-daily-life.html • /08/13/assignment-on-impact-of- media-on-our-attitude/ • mpact+of+mass+media+on+daily+life&s ource=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0ah UKEwiql_eW9rLKAhXMPRQKHeKEDasQ _AUIBygB&biw=1024&bih=485