Stereotypes in the Media

People are much deeper than stereotypes. That’s the first place our minds go. Then you get to know them and you hear their stories, and you say ‘I’d had never guessed'” – Carson Kressley

My first contemporary issue is stereotypes in the media. Unfortunately we live in a society where people are instantly judged by their appearance and certain characteristics and personalities are labeled with certain types people.

The video above highlights some of these issues. The types of problems we have in media are that gender, race, sexuality and people with religion can be portrayed in a offensive way across a range of movies over the years. For example :


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