|6-1 Discussion: Media, Technology, Peer Pressure, Violence, and Current Events
|In your post, consider how a potential media stronghold over children and adolescents could lead to depressive symptoms.
For example, think about the media and its obsession with thinness, and particularly how this impacts female adolescents and the young-adult population. What do you think the relation is between over-viewing of idealized and unrealistic media portrayals and depressive symptoms?
Explain how rapidly depressive symptoms can lead to troublesome behaviors in direct correlation to media influence. Also reference co-morbid disorders that could potentially develop, such as eating disorders. Please research at least one real-world example to support your claims.
6-2 Short Paper: Media vs. Parenting $15.00 3 pages and atleat 3 citaitions
With reference to relevant literature from the Module Six resources and other research, argue your position on the topic of “media vs. parenting.”
In your short paper, analyze this statement and provide four arguments that either support or refute it: “The role of parents is being sidelined by mass media as they compete to fulfill their responsibility as parents.”