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Teenagers'self-image Are Affected by the Media

Summary: Teenagers becoming self-conscious is largely influenced by the various forms of media. With our society becoming more affluent and the advent of the information technology age, teenagers are definitely more exposed to widely held views of beauty and they have the financial ability to try to live up to that ideal.
Today's teenagers, unlike their parents' generation, are particularly concerned about their appearance, how they look and what they wear or the kind of make-up they apply. It is undeniable that we are growing more and more conscious of our self-image. We often find ourselves very conscious of how others may see us and whether we are socially acceptable by our cliques. Do the various forms of media contribute to this rising trend? In my opinion, our being conscious of our self-image is largely influenced by all sorts of media.

Nowadays, teenagers spend long hours in front of the television. Their viewing of the various programmes may have contributed to their self-consciousness. In movies and variety shows, we will undoubtedly find a host of beautiful or handsome actors, singers and comperes starring in them. When these teenagers watch these programmes, they yearn to be as attractive or charming as...

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