Media and Society
Professor Stephanie Morrow
Media portrayal of sex and violence between today and my past. Media is a mode of communication which acts to be a link between the people in today’s society. There were many different issues presented between today and earlier days in the case of media portrayal of sex and violence. Today the media represents the stories of sex and violence in every single newspaper, video, radio and channels as opposed to the past, the media was considered to be reliable and a big supporter of the society. Compared to when I was younger the media has changed a good bit. It's true that the media plays a very important role in today's world than like my childhood days and also it …show more content…
Public service announcement This announcement was a recommendation which aimed to get the attention of specific people with proper information for decreasing the problems of portrayal of sex and violence. This service made people a lot more aware of violence and sexual behavior by changing the attitudes, encouraging good behavior of people. Radio and TV starting having a lot more awareness of violent news in order to make sure that the audience are happy and informed.
Immediacy and Intimacy “Immediacy is the creation of closeness, a sense of togetherness, of oneness, between speaker and listener. When you communicate immediacy you convey a sense of interest and attention, a liking for and an attraction to the other person.” You communicate immediacy with both verbal and nonverbal messages. And, not surprisingly, people respond to communication that is immediate more favorably than to communication that is not. People like people who communicate immediacy. You can increase your interpersonal attractiveness, the degree to which others like you and respond positively toward you, by using immediacy behaviors. In addition there is considerable evidence to show that immediacy behaviors are also effective in workplace communication, especially between supervisors and subordinates. For example, when a supervisors uses immediacy behaviors, he or she is seen by