Please post your response to the following questions. This initial post should be between 250-500 words. In addition to your initial post, please respond to at least two of your classmates' posts who do not yet have responses. Each of these response posts should be between 125-250 words and should reflect meaningful engagement with your classmate. You will earn 5 points for your initial post and 5 points for your responses (2.5 points for each response).
- Provide an example of a media portrayal that glamorizes smoking.*
- Provide an example of a media portrayal that deters smoking.*
- What is your reaction to these media portrayals?
Your examples can be from any type of media (e.g., television show, movie, social media or Internet campaign, newspaper article, magazine advertisement)
Explanation & Answer
Running header: SMOKING
A media portrayal that glamorizes smoking
Today, many advertisements can have a negative impact on people. For example, some
adverts glamorize acts such as smoking or drinking alcohol. The above image shows an ad that
was intended to glamorize smoking. More specifically, the image shows an e-cig that was
banned by the Adverti...