Kilbourne Killing Us Softly 4

 

Watch the documentary: “Kilbourne Killing Us Softly 4” then choose a question(or if you want to relate several questions together that’s ok) from below to write a 3-page essay. A. Advertising tells women that what s most important is how they look , and ads surround us with the image of ideal female beauty. However, this flawlessness can not be achieved. It’s a look that’s been created through airbrushing, cosmetics, and computer retouching. Identify the ethical problems with the use of these techniques in advertising. Who are the stakeholders and how are they affected by these techniques? ? Identify the ethical problems with the use of these techniques in advertising. Who are the stakeholders and how are they affected by these techniques? B. In all kinds of advertising, women’s bodies are turned into “things” and “objects.” Kilbourne believes this objectification creates a climate in which there is widespread violence against women. Identify the ethical problems with the use of these techniques in advertising. Who are the stakeholders and how are they affected by these techniques? Identify the ethical problems with the use of these techniques in advertising. Who are the stakeholders and how are they affected by these techniques? C. Pop culture delights in ridiculing and mocking celebrities who’ve gained weight. The obsession with thinness is about cutting girls down to size to aspire to become nothing. Yesterday’s sex symbols would e considered fat by today’s standards. Models keep getting thinner and thinner. If they are not thin enough, Photoshop is used to make them appear thinner. The body type that we see in advertisements as acceptable or desirable is one that fewer than 5% of American women have. Who are the stakeholders and how are they affected by these techniques? Identify the ethical problems with the use of these techniques in advertising. Who are the stakeholders and how are they affected by these techniques? D. Girls are often pictured in ads with their hands over their mouths. Their body language is usually passive, vulnerable, and very different from the body language of