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  • America's Children From Advertisers Exploitation
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    Stay Tuned: The Exploitation Of Children In Television Advertisements Across America in the homes of the rich, the not-so-rich, and in poverty-stricken homes and tenements, as well as in schools and businesses, sits advertisers' mass marketing tool, the television, usurping freedoms from children and their parents and changing American culture. Virtually an entire nation has surrendered itself wholesale to a medium for selling. Advertisers, within the constraints of the law, use their thirty-sec...
  • Commercial Advertising In Television
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    A social influence that I believe to be particularly prevalent to our society today is the use of commercial advertising in television. Commercials affect a person more than they realize. Most thirty minute television shows are really only about half the length due to the number of commercial shown during them. Many commercials have hidden messages in them that can lure you into doing something or buying something that you may not have voluntarily. And with having roughly half of your favorite p...
  • Car Commercials
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    'Masters of Desire: The Culture of American Advertising'; by: John Solomon " Always Real: Coke chill in' in the Hood'; By: Scott Charles How would these two guys analyze an advertisement? Evidently, these two guys know how to sell something. When I see an advertisement, I see them like Solomon and Charles did. They are like businessmen trying to sell a product. The advertisements aren't just selling a product to Americans, but rather the advertisements are directed towards a targeted market. For...
  • Commercials To Television Programs
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    CONSUMER APPEAL Advertisers of today have strategically combined commercials and television shows in order to sell products. Gloria Steinem discusses a similar idea in her article, "Sex, Lies, and Advertising". She repeatedly demonstrates how advertisements, particularly 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 as sex, age, gender, etc. Many times, th...
  • Emotional Appeal In Advertisement
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    In almost any commercial you watch today, you will notice that they rarely tell you something about the product being sold. Neil Postman stated, "The television commercial is not all about the character of the product to be consumed. It's about the character of the consumers of products" (128). I find this very true. Commercials combine the use of sight, sound, color, motion, and often humor to put forth an effective message. Within a short period of time, these advertisements can capture one's ...
  • Lewd Use Of Women In Advertisements
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    Religion and other value systems are certainly crucial in defining and sanctioning sex and decency. Moslem countries tend to frown upon all kinds of salacious displays and even indirect sexual references. Similar Christian standards operate in such countries as Ireland, South Africa, Mexico, and the Philippines. Other cultures may be considered rather tolerant in sexual matters (for example, French commercials on public television readily show live semi-nude models) but may prohibit any show of ...
  • Words In Magazine Advertisements
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    Subliminal advertising: A collective term for public announcements designed to promote the sale of specific commodities or services while being integrated below the threshold of perception or awareness. To sell products, merchants consciously use subliminal advertising as a basis for general consumerism. This seems like an unnecessary task, but when taken into consideration all the people, who have expressed their disbelief in its effectiveness, it is obvious to see how vital and necessary such ...
  • Positive Advertisement
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    ... re worrying then that women are represented so badly in advertisements. Some might say that images of women on television and in other media have improved in recent years. To a limited extent this is true, because in some serials, women do play strong and intelligent roles. In most shows, however, men are still the major characters and women are cast as glamorous objects, scheming villains, or servants; and, for every contemporary show that includes more positive images of women, there are n...
  • Advertisers
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    Just as there is to everything else in life, there are costs and benefits to advertising. Advertising plays a major role in our lives. Everywhere you turn there is some form of advertising taking place. Companies spend outrageous amounts to get the attention of the viewer and hold it long enough to increase sales of there product. An example of this is a Chevy truck commercial. They use a more masculine approach to make you believe the truck gives off the same idea. The costs of advertising are ...
  • Major Appeal Of Radio Commercials
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    Features of Radio Adverts Radio adverts are good for advertising different products and companies, as many people listen to the radio. Unlike newspaper adverts, listeners have no option other than to listen to the commercials as opposed to readers of newspapers where they have the option of choosing to ignore a particular advertisement which does not have a powerful enough message to catch their eye. The major appeal of radio commercials is that they are able to communicate the spoken word unlik...
  • Advertisement Like Johnson And Johnson's Baby Food
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    Television Advertisement Television advertisement takes an important part of everyday human's life. Everyday tons of people in America and world watches Television and advertisements. Television advertisements are very common these days. They appear in public where a lot of people can hear and watch. For example, commercials tend to appear on the radio, foot ball game where a lot of people are watching, and in on television. Advertisement is seen many times especially on television. Television i...
  • Television Commercials For Fast Food
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    Advertising today focuses on specific targeted demographic groups. There is a direct focus on marketing products to young consumers. This age group sees the commercials, but does not really understand the directed message. This can have an adverse effect on the way children interpret and understand the message being presented to them. "The average American child sees more than 40,000 commercials a year, and advertisers spend more than $12 billion annually marketing to them-double the amount of 1...
  • Oscar Meyer Commercials Use Children
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    Advertising has had a powerful impact on today's children. From songs, to logos, to characters, advertisers keep in mind their audiences. Competition is the force which causes advertisers to target children. Children are targeted through the catch phrases, animated characters, and toys in these competitive advertisements. The textbook used in class (Huffman, 2002) describes that "advertising has numerous" methods to hook the individual into "buying their products and services". The advertising c...
  • Companies Use Tv Commercials
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    Television commercials have the advantage of being broadcast to millions of viewers, and can use camera and lighting techniques as well as sound and picture to appeal to the viewer, unlike radio and newspaper advertisements. In view of the many TV commercials which appear on our screens a memorable commercial needs to have a script and graphics that keep the viewers interest and attention. It should also include information and details about the company or the product it is promoting. The first ...
  • Commercials On Television
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    Commercials on television tend to portray stereotypical roles of gender. |The effect of television imagery can be particularly consequential in modern industrial societies like the United States, where 98% of households have at least one television set and the average American watches over 30 hours of television each week (Coltrane, Adams 1997,325). These images do not create an accurate image of the modern woman, often demeaning their role in society. Females are depicted as attractive sexual o...
  • Credibility In Target's Ce Department
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    The current advertising for Target's CE department is not helping sales. In fact in some cases, it may be hurting sales. This section will address Target's current advertising strategy and the problems associated with it. Then alternative methods of promoting Target as a credible CE department with large variety of products will be proposed. Target's commercials are currently showing clips of music videos for approximately 20 seconds, followed by less than a 10 second advertisement announcing th...
  • Younger Men Like Many Other Beers Ads
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    A good commercial is like a master chef's recipe. Add the right ingredients and everyone will love it. By definition a commercial is, "an advertisement broadcast on radio or television". (Merriam-Webster) I'll pretend that I never heard that definition because to me a commercial is simply money. If effective, then the product sells. When a product sells; a company makes more money. It's that simple. In today's society, everything revolves around money. This is why it's vital to put effective ads...
  • Impact Of Television Advertising On Children
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    The purpose of advertising systems in this capitalistic society is for consumers to believe that goods have the power to create happiness. Since advertisers have long realized that the objects most important to a person are actually immaterial and represent personal and social values such as love, friendship and self-esteem, they have gone to great lengths to associate products with these themes. The result is a "magic system" in which goods are completely transformed from inanimate objects into...
  • Techniques Of Television Advertisements
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    Advertising is a collective term for public announcements designed to promote the sale of specific commodities or services. Advertising messages are disseminated through numerous and varied channels or media such as televisions. TV advertising used different techniques to attract and get the attention of people to buy the product being advertised even if they do not need the product. Advertising is expensive in all terms of media. According to Encarta 97, research says that in terms of descendin...
  • Advertising And The Media Tv Commercials
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    "Ring around the collar,' "Once you pop, you can't stop,' "Just do it. ' Television viewers today are bombarded with increasing commercial content. From the barrage of 15-second commercials every seven minutes, to product placement, to infomercials, when the viewer watches television, they are constantly exposed to some form of advertising. Beyond the minor annoyance, very few people think that much is wrong with advertisements. What viewers do not realize is how much advertising influences the ...

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