Essays Tagged: "music videos"

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

levision commercial is the powerhouse of influential propaganda of today, and the days to come. The music videos on TV often portray women as being inferior. They are not capable to withstand the pres ...

(4 pages) 141 0 4.0 Sep/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

The Cultural Construction of Gender and Representation of Identity in Soaps and Music Videos

Soaps but more importantly music videos can be said to interrogate the cultural construction of gender and representations of i ... deo suggests a set of images to the viewer and usually these are a blurring of gender and identity. Music videos predicate on the representation of female gender experience. The two interrelated sign ... experience. The two interrelated sign systems- access signs and discovery signs- will be discussed. Music clips that will be focused on are Madonna's 'Burning Up', 'Express Yourself', and 'Justify My ...

(8 pages) 285 1 3.8 May/1995

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Genre Study

The following essay analyzes two articles arguing for the importance of literary aestheticism as an adjunct to ideological critique.

o function whatsoever, and that it is only the product, like any other product, such as a Chia pet, music videos, and video games, meant solely for personal gratification, those reflective and erudite ... reflective and erudite few who prefer lucubration to the mental masturbation (which video games and music videos engender) of the majority in society understand that the functions of literature and re ...

(9 pages) 125 0 4.7 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Presentation Of Susan Bordo "Reading the Slender Body"

gery, and exercising equipment. The body management market feeds off the trends found in movies and music videos, on fashion runways, and in advertisements. With every new trend, comes a new body styl ...

(6 pages) 108 0 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

The Dedicated Deadheads. Why was the Grateful Dead such an influential band? What's the significance of Jerry Garcia's pop icon status?

The Dedicated DeadheadsMost artists involved in the music industry evoke an image from the mere mention of their name. For instance, when we hear "Jay-Z ... from the mere mention of their name. For instance, when we hear "Jay-Z" we think about his typical music videos of promiscuous girls, fancy cars, and high-tech gadgets. Another example is "Nirvana." ... life. In some ways, these anti-Deadheads are correct. The Grateful Dead is not your run-of-the-mill musical success. Although the drug allegations are not far-fetched and many fans of the Dead did loo ...

(7 pages) 26 0 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

Discussion of Internet File-Sharing

king the whole of something. This calls for a new response to the distribution of materials such as music, videos and software through data-based means.Programs such as Napster and Kazaa, are ridicule ... hrough data-based means.Programs such as Napster and Kazaa, are ridiculed for illegally giving away music and other digitized items. The conflict lies in the technology that allows a computer to send ...

(2 pages) 67 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

An analysis of music videos

IntroductionMusic videos are a phenomenon in visual and music culture that have become somewhat forgotten. Since ... that have become somewhat forgotten. Since the 1990s, MTV has moved away from their primary use of music video delivery, in favor of a more generalized youth programming. They have grown to favor rea ... f the Real World, Road Rules and network television shows like Survivor. However, unable to abandon music videos completely, MTV was forced to create a new channel on the dial, now currently available ...

(14 pages) 190 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

Introduction to Starting an Independent Record Label

The purpose of establishing an independent record label is to capitalize on the growth of the music business - an industry that continues to grow despite the sluggish state of the world's key ec ... which have contributed to this, include the fact that Americans spend more money buying prerecorded music and videos than they do going to the movies or attending sports events and Americans own more ...

(3 pages) 60 0 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Summary of the Brook Museum Tour

entrance of the museum, a two stories wood tower stood high to greet everyone that enters. It plays music videos of Elvis and other 70s and 80s videos with green, red, and blue neon lights that decora ...

(5 pages) 99 1 2.1 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

Persuasive Text: Should downloading music from the internet be permitted.

Creating songs, music, lyrics, and so much more would be a waste of time, if people would steal or download the musi ... more would be a waste of time, if people would steal or download the music or songs for free. Many musicians and song writers are opposed to internet sites that allow people to download their music f ... his free copying prevents artists from getting royalty payments for their work. People who download music on these web pages, claim that it is really no different than recording a song played on the r ...

(2 pages) 124 1 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

The Day Music Took Over Popular Culture

One of Scotland's top promoters Geoff Ellis once said that, "MTV has transformed the music industry and has led the other TV channels in how music is presented." With that statement sai ... watches MTV in their living rooms twenty four hours a day. Scotland even has its own branch of MTV music awards, called the Scottish Music Television's Video Awards. "Telly changed forever when MTV b ... usic Television's Video Awards. "Telly changed forever when MTV became the first channel to feature music videos as its prime source of programming (Croce)." The idea was to use the station as a platf ...

(8 pages) 110 0 5.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

Micheal's Life

dancing ability as well as his singing skills made him the group's leader. Under the sponsorship of music producer Berry Gordy, the group became very popular, recording albums and making personal and ... 971), established him as a solo performer. Leaving the family group, he played the Scarecrow in the musical film The Wiz (1978) and recorded the album Off the Wall (1979), which included a number of s ...

(2 pages) 26 0 5.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

Video game violence Destroying are youth?

games are destroying our youth. There are many reasons why I don't think videos games are to blame. Music videos are one of the reasons. All the trash that the rappers rap about like I got 99 problems ... ou have to think about other forms of entertainment like Television and the above mentioned nonstop music that children are exposed to. You must remember that kids are smart enough to be able to tell ...

(1 pages) 46 1 2.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Who directed and produced Michael Jackson's Thriller? - Thriller.Bob Giraldi, FounderFrom music videos to TV commercials, Bob Giraldi's directorial talents have left a distinct imprint on Am ... ensation?" MCI's "Parents" crying over long distance? Or how about Michael Jackson's groundbreaking music video "Beat It?"Or Jackson and McCartney's "Say, Say, Say?" All Giraldi's. Not to mention comm ...

(4 pages) 64 1 4.7 Jun/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts

MTV's Success with Teenagers

ss has been analyzed and reported for many years. MTV began as a venue for record companies to show music videos to advertise their artists. Today, the channel reaches over 70 million United States ho ... ited States households. MTV was the first 24-hour, seven-day-a-week commercial channel, because the music videos were seen as advertisements that ranged from artists and record labels to clothing and ...

(7 pages) 98 1 4.3 Feb/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

"Generals Die in Bed" by Charles Harrison - While many of the girls are portrayed as a tease for the vulnerable soldiers, there is still a warm, affectionate image shown by the author

d women before its customers will become even remotely interested in the product. One can see it in music videos as well. Turn on Much Music and there's a good chance you'll be overwhelmed by a rap vi ...

(3 pages) 15 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Feminism: "The F Word"

to take into account,” that there are biological differences between men and women.I found the music videos to be quite humorous, although there were many hiding, underlying issues behind the lyr ...

(2 pages) 14 0 2.0 May/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis


r than some of the other shows out there. Instead of watching violence on television they can watch music videos on it and see competitions on it. MTV, I think shows a positive attitude on it. You nev ... se you will see something wherever you go. I really think it's unfair how parents put down MTV. The music shown on there can be ways to express oneself and also some of those songs can even be prayer ...

(1 pages) 576 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis


as easier because you spent more time paying attention and getting your work done.Sexually Explicit Music Videos and Lyrics Music videos are made to get you interested into a song. Some are very expli ... os get your attention and makes you want to watch the video and hear the song. Some people say that music videos should be edited. Why I ask? If you are a person who doesn't like it, I say then don't ...

(2 pages) 13 0 0.0 Dec/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Who Makes What Cool

idea of individuality? An answer for these questions lies in a television network called MTV. Using music videos and popular teen stars they are able to convey a message of what to wear and how to act ... rs they are able to convey a message of what to wear and how to act. MTV started out simply showing music videos, now they have television programs and events. One specific show on MTV called TRL (tot ...

(5 pages) 22 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis