Essays Tagged: "commercials"

Self-Esteem & Media In The 90's - A Reflective Essay

Believe it or not; the media has impacted upon your life in one way or another. The commercials, magazine ads, radio advertisements, they all have done or said something to catch your ... t they believe. The media has only really impacted my life when I was a young child. The perplexing commercials of GI JOE and the unforgettable Transformers were just mind boggling. Anytime a new comm ... ve a terrible impact on the lives of individuals that do not realize the dangers the magazines, and commercials present. The viewer must be taught to view ads with a subjective eye. Not all you see on ...

(4 pages) 141 0 4.0 Sep/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media


is? It's March Madness, the NCAA MensBasketball Tournament. The time of the year when you see commercials on CBSannouncing the Road to the Final Four, the pinnacle of the college basketball y ...

(2 pages) 34 0 5.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

NCAA Mens Basketball Tournament

is? It's March Madness, the NCAA MensBasketball Tournament. The time of the year when you see commercials on CBSannouncing the Road to the Final Four, the pinnacle of the college basketball y ...

(2 pages) 52 0 3.3 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports


all, this is what it's mostly used for, to get programs into people's homes. Whether it be movies, commercials, instructional videos, music, PSA's, news, sports. Whoever creates these programs have t ...

(3 pages) 72 1 3.2 Jun/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Consumer Appeal

CONSUMER APPEALAdvertisers of today have strategically combined commercials and television shows in order to sell products. Gloria Steinem discusses a similar idea ... articularly in magazines, are complementary to the articles around them. In the same manner, so are commercials to television programs. They are both aimed at the same groups or types of people, such ... how is aired has a lot to do with the types of viewers the program will attract. Thus, the types of commercials will also differ. On Saturday nights at 10:00 p.m., the program 'Profiler' airs, a myste ...

(4 pages) 194 0 3.1 Mar/1997

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Prohibition vs. legalization

ered. They said 'It's pot, you know, marijuana?' Immediately I said no. I had seen several anti-dug commercials, all with the same motto, 'Just Say No'. I felt so good about myself. I had done the rig ...

(5 pages) 109 0 3.9 Mar/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

This essay is an objective essay on the book Prisons We Choose to Live Inside by Dorris Lessing. It outlines the main themes found within the book.

e lead to believe almost everything that they hear; this is where the conformity of society starts. Commercials that discuss how drugs are bad and recycling is good are just some small and somewhat he ...

(4 pages) 127 1 4.6 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

AOL Kidnapped My Dog

Don't subscribe to AOL! I had no idea what I was getting into. I saw all of those T.V.commercials about that amazing information superhighway and somehow I got theimpression that AOL was ...

(3 pages) 56 1 4.1 Feb/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking

Values of today

to not lose my sanity for unlike any other hour ofTV, this time I was forced to actually watch the commercials. The values that TVpresents seem to be different than what I was taught as a child. Adve ... ay? Will it do all thethings that are implied in the ad?Todays society as presented in this hour of commercials seems to be one ofinstant gratification, and the need to get sexy women fast. I don't kn ...

(5 pages) 87 0 3.8 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

The Exploitation Of Children In Television Advertisements

sale to a mediumfor selling. Advertisers, within the constraints of the law, use their thirty-secondcommercials to target America's youth to be the decision-makers, convincing their parentsto buy the ... y of children up to age five 'experience difficultydistinguishing perceptually between programs and commercials' (Kunkel 62). It is notedthat children at this young age tend to treat all television co ...

(16 pages) 703 0 4.8 Dec/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Cigarettes & Alcohol are Suckering in Children

ed one thousand new smokers a year. Will your child be one of them? Cigarettes are banned from T.V. commercials because they kill more than one thousand people a year. Alcohol is the leading cause of ...

(2 pages) 58 0 5.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Commercialism and our Children

with Logos on clothes and shoes. Everyday the average citizen in North America views a full hour of commercials (Molnar, 1996, p.3). There are very few places one can go to escape from the constant ba ... ism. It is impossible to measure the affects schoolhouse commercial activities have on students for commercials are ubiquitous in society. However, we must investigate the moral implications to commer ...

(12 pages) 205 0 3.5 Dec/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Title: Televised Violence Does the violence on TV negativly effect children?

as become a major part of our daily television. Whether it is on the news or in a movie, even on in commercials, violence is present on the majority of the various channels. All the violence on televi ...

(8 pages) 521 2 2.9 Apr/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

"Brave New World" by Aldous Huxley.

t tells you things to make your brain think true of. Like in our day, what brain-washes us would be commercials we see everyday, we are just so use to them we don't notice it as much. Advertisements m ...

(3 pages) 39 0 2.5 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Mass Media.

sions today is to advertise and inform people what is going on in the world around them - the news, commercials, and sports. Aside from that, television is also used for entertainment purposes - watch ... dvertisement is being broadcasted. The standard amount of money a television station can charge for commercials in between programs can vary from $60 per 30 seconds before noon, to $150 per 30 seconds ...

(8 pages) 132 0 0.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Does television use sex to sell its products.

o sell and Americans buy it.Tone: Humorous, informal and serious at times.Have you seen some of the commercials on television recently? Before reading this essay, answer the following questions. First ... you want your woman to get more sexual satisfaction out of shampoo than you? There are several more commercials of this sort and they all have 3 things in common, moaning and groaning, an explosion of ...

(4 pages) 83 1 2.8 Aug/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Wanting to Look Better.

out their looks is that "men are more and more portrayed as sex objects." (McLaughlin 85) There are commercials, billboards and advertisements in magazines and newspapers with attractive half naked gu ...

(2 pages) 61 2 3.5 Oct/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

"Affluenza"- the disease of spending money.

just the people's fault. Advertisers infect the country with more things that they "need" to have. Commercials are like the germs. Once people come in contact with them, over and over, they are bound ... d unfortunately may never even out.The advertisers are the enemy. They are the ones who produce the commercials and ads everywhere. Commercials can only be described as "germs". Once exposed to these ...

(3 pages) 87 0 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

The paper looks at 3 different commercials and analyzes fantasy vs. reality.

Sitting down and watching television today is more than just enjoying ones favorite program. Commercials are a huge part of today's television programming. Seldom can we sit down and watch a sh ... evision programming. Seldom can we sit down and watch a show on television without interruptions of commercials trying to persuade us to buy something or send some company our money. The people behind ...

(5 pages) 100 1 4.3 Oct/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Professional Athletes as Role Models.

elevated sports and the people who play them. Athletes are seen all over the place, we see them in commercials, on television shows, we read about them in magazines, and we watch them on television. ...

(3 pages) 192 0 1.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports