Media is inseparable part of most teenagers life and can have a big effect on teenagers. Media (the means of communication or entertainment) is the most common way to communicate in the world. Especially through technological media like television, mobile, internet etc. The media can have both positive or negative Influence on people especially teenagers. Today’s modern society is surrounded by media which is essential part of peoples life and can be very useful depending on the way you use it. Every media has different purposes depending on the situation.
Some of the positive effects are sport stars who talk about good health through adds and support the significance of healthy life style. E.g., eat healthy, exercise every day, do sport etc. Media such as technology has increase the awareness of teenagers surrounding. Also technology has helped teenagers with knowledge that mediaprovides. Television and internet has engaged lot of teenagers to understand about issues of sex, sexually transmitted disease, drugs etc. Newspapers hasimproved the reading skills of people that read it nearly everyday and helps teens understand the issues of the present so does news on television. Sports that are shownon television are a good entertainment for teens and can help them succeed their sporting aim.
The negative effect that media has on teens is bad habit of spending too much time on technology. People tend to become lazy, aggressive from violence on tv and gain unwanted attitude. Teens use technological media like iPods, mp3 which if they put on maximum volume they can become deaf easily. Violence is another thing that teens learn form media like violent movies making them aggressive. Magazines have skinny models which make teens girls scared of eating/becoming too skinny and give bad time to obese teen girls. Also the edit make up in soap commercials make teenswant to put make up everyday which bad for you skin. Also spending time on computer or tv can make you really unhealthy which causes health issues.