MTV Affecting The Youth

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MTV Affecting The Youth

The Pop Culture Assault Music TV channels, broadcasting variety of programs ranging from
ordinary music videos through charts, various shows to cartoons are the symptom of our
times. No matter if it's MTV or VIVA, they sell very similar stuff, often cheap and
shallow. The pop culture and consumption grasped the most powerful device that is
television. It is used as a tool for spreading out information, ideas and appeals.
Oftentimes they are silly and ridiculous; nevertheless they have enormous influence on
people who watch it. Image has become the most widespread form of expressing ideas and for
communication.

Colorful and quickly changing pictures surely affect human personality; it influences the
way we behave, dress and exist. Young people tend do be and look like their VJ's from the
TV screen. They wear in certain way; they cut their hair, pierce or tattoo their bodies,
just because of their TV idols doing that. TV hosts become the role models to follow; they
are gurus and authorities on almost every field of human life from fashion to ethics and
morality. They sell some patterns of behavior that other people can consider weird or
outrageous. Their ideas can be good and honorable as well as freak and dumb.

TV creates an ideal of a 'perfect' woman and man with all the paraphernalia and pressure
connected with it. Many young women (as they appear to be more susceptible to that
tension) put themselves on diet; wear strange clothes etc. just to fit in the 'official'
picture. People buy 'proper' brands of outfit, cosmetics and even food, they become the
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