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The Truth Behind Music and Television

- How many hours, on average, do young adults spend listening to music and watching television. For music, young adults spend about two and a half hours listening throughout the day. Music is merely organized sound that is meaningful and designed to entertain the audience listening. Music and television are more than just relaxing activities to spend extra time but can affect the psychological and developmental process of young adults. It may help young adults get their feelings across easily, but it does more harm than good....   [tags: Music ]

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Music Television: Modern Phenomenon or Passing Fad?

- Music Television: Modern Phenomenon or Passing Fad.   Dr. Pitton’s Comments: This student was asked in this essay to write about the causes of a modern phenomena. In active prose, she did an excellent job both of detailing the popularity of music television in today's society and offering a variety of creative and innovative reasons for this effect.   MTV promotes a romanticized teen lifestyle, reflecting the images of famous artists that differ with the realities of the “Generation X” lifestyle....   [tags: Media Music]

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Television and Media - MTV and Music Television

- Music Television What do a teenager from Europe, Asia, Australia and the United States have in common. Young people around the world seem to like the same kind of things which includes music and television. They all share one favorite television channel -M.T.V. Music is the new global language; it talks to the youth worldwide. Let me introduce you the first international generation. They wear Levi's, shop at Benetton, wear Swatch watches and drink Pepsi. This is not to say that there are not any cultural differences, that the French teenagers are not different from the USA teenagers....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Topics]

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Homosexuality Of Television And Music Industry

- Homosexuality in Television and Music Industry Everyone is entitled to have their own opinion rather than conforming to other’s views. However, the way it’s done can leave either a negative or positive impact on a community. Most times the music and TV industry discriminate against the LGBTQ community while others accept the LGBTQ community. “LGBTQ is the acronym for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer” (“The Welcoming Project”). There are a large amount of LGBTQ members in other areas of entertainment such as fashion and arts, but people are less likely to see LGBTQ members in music and TV....   [tags: Homosexuality, Sexual orientation, LGBT]

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American Reality Television Music Competitions.

- Something that is really famous especially in the United States are the Reality Music Competitions. This essay is about The X Factor, The American Idol, and The Voice. The X Factor USA was created by Simon Cowell. The show consists of four main stages. It all starts with the auditions. Any person or band can audition, and if at least half of the judges say yes, then the person goes to next stage, but if they say no, the contestant goes home. The next stage is the bootcamp. There, they compete against other contestants....   [tags: x factor, american idol, the voice]

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Television and Music

- Television and Music Television is something that everyone that is my age can recall on when they were younger. It has definitely been the greatest influence on me since the day I was born to this world. Television is a great and most likely the best source around the world for information on what's happening everywhere, and probably the most prolific form of entertainment in most first world countries. TV (short for television) was the host of my favorite show when I was a kid, the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles....   [tags: Papers]

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Reviews of the Television Version of the Sound of Music

- ... Not just that but also there is credits to be credited including Rob Ashford and Beth Mccarthy-Miller as directors. So many cast members you also might say , but on September 16 , 2013 , NBC revealed the full cast of the special. Want to know a little bit more about the history well in The Sound Of Music Live was broadcasted live from a stage in Bethpage , New York in about a budget of 9 million dollars which was not much you may think but one of the producers named Zadan considered it to be "one of the profoundly complicated , amazing experiences we've ever had" Zadan said....   [tags: Carrie Underwood, musical, lackluster, ]

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Does Censorship Limit One's Freedom?

- Many say that censorship limits what people can do, but others think differently. Censorship in the United States limits the freedom of what some can do and does not allow teens to read about important situations that could happen in life, listen to positive or negative music, and watch certain shows for them to experience. Many people think that censorship is not necessary and that what is produced to the public, the parents should be alright with it. Books teach people everything they need to know about a certain subject, historical event, or how to deal with certain situations in life....   [tags: music, television, influence]

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Effects of Music, Television, and Video Game Violence on Children and Teens

-       Usually when a child or a teenager commits a crime, it is never their fault. When a child or a teenager commits a crime, the responsibility never belongs to the parents either. Instead, when a teenager or a child commits a crime, the first thing that the prosecutors or the media wants to place the blame on is video games, the television program that the child had been watching, or the blame is placed on the type of music that the child or teen had been previously listening to. This is what concerns me....   [tags: Video Game Violence Essays]

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The Role of Television, Movies, and Music in Lives of Teenagers

- The Role of Television, Movies, and Music in Lives of Teenagers Television, movies, and music are playing major roles in most (if not all) of the lives of teenagers. Although teens may feel that they are simply meant to entertain, these media deeply affect their minds and how they think and react to various situations. How can they possibly be dangerous. They are only sources of unrealistic entertainment. In my opinion, television, movies, and music are definitely responsible for teen violence today....   [tags: Papers]

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Exposure to Sexual Medial in Daily Life

- It is not a secret that today’s society has a huge influence on our daily lives. Whether it is what we wear, what music we listen to, or the most controversial our sex lives. Teens today are exposed to sexual behavior whether they know it or not; such as music videos, commercials, movies, television and social media, but this is a good thing because it makes them aware of their body and are able to know the consequences if they are to take sex for granted. Sex should not be an embarrassing topic to be talked about which is why society has made it an everyday topic as it should be....   [tags: television, music, influence]

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The Music Of Music Videos

- Music videos began to rise in the 1980 's and ever since then have had a long lasting effect on both the music and television industries. One of music videos most groundbreaking successes was that of MTV, which had a monolithic appearance in the cable TV industry and in American culture. However, MTV as a channel is now that of a dying one. The music video industry continues to thrive due to the developments, expansions, and improvements in technology over the years. In this Post-Network Era, different methods of distribution, for example, YouTube, has allowed there to be a much growth in regards to music videos....   [tags: Reality television, Television]

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Violence in the Media

- Many video games, television programs, adverts, films and music lyrics depict different forms of violence. Some people feel that there is too much violence exposed in the media. Many studies have made the claim that the media is responsible for much of the violence seen in the world we live in. However, people have choices and responsibilities we cannot allow ourselves to blame it on other things such as the media. The violence seen in our media has an impact on both adults and children....   [tags: TV Violence Music Movies Television]

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TV Pop Culture: Cognitive Malignancy or Brainpower?

- American pop culture has come a long way in the last few decades: from the rock 'n’ roll boom of the fifties, to the hippie aesthetic of the seventies, to the electronic age of the nineties. Pop culture clearly fluctuates at a rapid pace and even though fads have come and gone, one thing has remained viable even in more contemporary times: the TV set. On top of that, never has the world seen a greater peak in technology than it has in recent years, and the television is no exception. Unfortunately, as fascinating as these advancements may sound, it is generally presumed that the television—as with much modern pop culture tech—has had and continues to have detrimental effects on Western cu...   [tags: American Pop Culture, Music Industry, Television]

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Decreasing Violence in America

- Decreasing Violence in America Today in St. Paul two people were murdered. It has been reported that the two were fighting with a third party about a phone call that was made. The suspect is in custody and the case is under investigation,” a reporter in the ten o’clock news reports. “Spouse and child abuse are on the rise. This year alone over ‘6 million men, women, and children were victims of severe physical attacks from their spouses or parents’(article 16)*,” another reporter reports. Is it just me or does this seem like something that is all too often heard on the news....   [tags: Violence Media Crime Television Music Essays]

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The Impact of Television on Rock n’ Roll

- Rock and Roll, as a music genre, has evolved greatly with each decade; some of this is attributed to technology. One of the biggest leaps forward made for technology and the music genre is the widespread commercial popularity of the television. Since its introduction, television has caused the growing genre to rapidly reach mainstream audiences. Though it is this day hard to pinpoint the full impact of this invention to Rock n’ Roll, it is hard to argue that it didn’t help shape it into the powerful industry that it is today....   [tags: music, genre, MTV]

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The Role of Media in the Music Industry

- The Role of Media in the Music Industry When musicians produce albums, they want people to listen to the albums. There is not one specific way for a band or single musician to gain an audience and promote their music. Musicians use many different kinds of media to promote their music. They use visual media as well as strictly listening media. The radio, television, and the internet are all different types of media musicians use to promote their music. The radio is the oldest use of media for music....   [tags: Television Media TV Essays]

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Music as an Agent of Socialization

- Music has played a major role as an agent of socialization in each of my 4 decades. I know and hope that it will continue to do so. During each period music has affected my personality, shown my personality, affected my perceptions and helped me to cope with growing and changing as a person. My Looking Glass Self has compared the person in song and possibly the singer themselves to myself to gain perspective of who I was at each time. I am going to discuss each decade with the thought of how music was an agent of socialization in each....   [tags: Music]

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Music in Generations

- All music has changed tremendously throughout the years. Each generation has several specific songs that defines that generation. Every song has different lyrics that describe the emotions that the artists are feeling. The songs connect to each individual in many different ways. Lyrics to a song is what makes music wonderful. Each song touches someone through ways like teaching a life lesson or touching your heart. Every generation has music that impacts the world by motivating people to do certain things or defines a person’s personality....   [tags: Music]

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The Theme of Death in Music

- All the songs we hear, whether it is on the radio, or on YouTube, all have a meaning and a particular feeling they help express. Music is a huge part of our entertainment, the songs we listen to and the sounds we hear all contribute to our personality, feelings and emotions. Some songs bring the happiness out of us and some songs make us sad. Humans have a very broad range of emotions; therefore songs need to be made to fit all of those feelings. Death is a subject common amongst most singers. We all experience death somehow, whether it is a death of a friend or family member....   [tags: Music]

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The Parent Music Research Center

- Since the time of the broadcasting of Elvis Presley during the 1950’s, there has been a notion to censor material on media outlets that were deemed inappropriate because of the potential suggestive message it could present. With the efforts of the Federal Communications Commissions, media outlets have to follow a strict guideline in order to be in compliance with the FCC’s standards, or else they will be faced with a hefty fine. Although music artists are not federally regulated like their visual counterparts, a group of concerned individuals wanted to do everything that they could in order to keep the explicit content out of the reach of children and have a certain censorship in their works...   [tags: Music]

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Television Is A Key Driver Of Obesity

- Introduction The prevalence of obesity particularly in the US has progressively increased over the past half a century. According to Boulos, Vikre, Oppenheimer, Chang & Kanarek (2012), this has resulted in a major public health concern as the number of obese individuals, both adults and children, continues to rise reaching epidemic proportions. The World Health Organization (2006) states that obesity is caused by an energy imbalance between consumed calories and expended calories. Some of the factors that promote obesity include the increased intake of energy foods that are high in sugars and fats but low in minerals, vitamins and other valuable nutrients; and the shifting trend towards dec...   [tags: Obesity, Nutrition, Overweight, Television]

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Television Is Not The Perfect Learning Tool

- In our society entertainment has become an immense part of our daily lives. We spend extensive periods of time watching TV, which in general has become a habit for many individuals, and a necessity for others. In the article Television as teacher by Neil Postman he argues that television does not help us learn what is necessary for further education, and that it shouldn’t be utilized as a main learning tool because it undermines the techniques applied in teaching centers. Some of these technics are obtaining a previous education before practicing the advanced learning, paying attention to the material being provided, and retaining the information given for future references....   [tags: Television, Education, Ten Commandments]

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The Reality Of Television : Beauty Full Ladies

- We all have music artists that we love to listen to over and over again about one hundred times, we stand in long lines to watch them live in concerts even though the ticket prices may be so expensive or may even watch their music videos an exaggerated amount of times just so that they can get the views. The point I’m trying to make is that we all have our favorites artists such Beyoncé, Kanye West, Bruno Mars, or even lady gaga but my favorite artists are hands down K.Michelle and Tamar Braxton....   [tags: Reality television, Television, Toni Braxton]

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Television and Anxiety Among Youth

- Music is something that has been a part of every human culture throughout our entire history. Music over time has been a uniting factor amongst people of all backgrounds, but the question is does music provide anything more to our lives than entertainment. While music is meant to be for ones enjoyment, for some can music actually change the way they feel or think, or even act, does music have the ability to change the mind, in any way. There have been many people who have come to question if music has any usage toward the overall quality of someone’s emotions, actions or even their lifestyles....   [tags: music apps, music therapy]

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The Effects Of Television On Children 's Effects On Young Minds

- The Effects of Television on Children Television is generally blamed worldwide by parents for its negative effects. Before the television was invented, children spent more time playing outside, eating dinner with their family, reading and participating in sports, music and art that requires practice to become skillful. Now most families stay inside and watch television mindlessly. According to studies performed by The Nielsen Company, children from ages two to eleven years old spend an average of 23 hours per week in front of a television (McDonough)....   [tags: Television program, Television]

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Tween Music: Marketing Through Music

- A pre-teen or “tween” is a child between the ages of eight and twelve (Bickford 418). During this developmental stage, tweens have the ability to choose what they may purchase, but are still easily manipulated by media, especially musical content (Mazzarella 284). Focusing on tween girls, one can observe how a tween will follow the various fads and musical artists in order to fit in (Chaet 2012). Viewing children as consumers one can see how celebrities, popular trends, and carefully targeted marketing may easily mold their minds....   [tags: Music Industry, Modern Music]

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The Evolution of Music During the 20th Century

- Soul had a great cultural impact on the music industry during the 1960's, especially considering that record labels such as Motown, Stax, and Fame had several important soul artists under contract. While Motown was considered by some to be a more restrained (pop) type of soul, musicians such as Marvin Gaye and Stevie Wonder and groups such as the Supremes and the Temptations released many successful records in combination. Both Stax and Fame Records decided to take a different approach, and many of the tracks issued out of their respective studios were of a grittier, southern soul style, which some consider to be more true to the roots of African American culture....   [tags: television, popualarity, radio]

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Is Television Ruined Your Life?

- Love, one of the most talk about in the media and the way the media interpret love is a affection the world needs in our everyday lives. Love is heard or seen on television, films, books, music, and even photographs. Love is a popular topic that people today can not get enough of, of course there are times we prefer other things, but love is hard to get away from. Everyone shows their love differently and every relationship that we experience are not all the same. TV is a big part of our everyday lives and we have to attach to the idea of a perfect relationship and we tend to want it every time we watch a romance movies....   [tags: Love, Interpersonal relationship, Television]

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Music, Childood, and Growth

- As children, we are exposed to many new and intriguing elements. One of those new items of exploration is the element of music. When children are brought home from the hospital and are crying without end, mothers and fathers sing to them in order to calm them down. Before putting them down to sleep, a lullaby is a common practice of parents. Songs are also very evident in children’s television shows, movies, and even books that have buttons that make music while reading the book. At a young age music enters into the grasp of children and as they grow and mature music has an even bigger impact on their life....   [tags: Music]

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MTV: Music Mainstream

- Invention of MTV MTV pioneered the music video, music television industry. The music video genre was taking its first steps in the 60s and 70s. MTV seized upon the idea, linked it with cable television and created a media icon. MTV has been the launching pad for the careers of stars for two decades. On the MTV model, other music television programs adopted the format such as BET, VH-1, and the Nashville Network. MTV has continuously pushed the envelope in music and social issues. Their success deserves to be studied....   [tags: Entertainment Television Papers]

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The Effect of the Modernization of China on Chinese Music

- The modernization of China has played a key role in the changes of popular culture in China. With modernization, the people of China were introduced to different forms and styles of music which the Chinese studied and incorporated into their own music. They felt that the 'Westernization of their music' would make it more modern. With the rise of popular music came a means of identification, and with that, regulations to control its effect on society as a whole. And finally, the blurring of boundaries between China and the rest of the world show the ever-changing nature of the music in China....   [tags: Music]

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Music Throughout The Decades Of Music

- My essay is about music throughout the decades, I chose this topic because everyone loves music and can relate to it. I personally like the past decade music because I felt like they were more thought out, but there some songs I don’t mind listening to this day. I will answer some questions you might have been wondering or a least I hope I do. It might introduce you to new artist that you never heard about and make you start listening to new genres of music. My essay will show you how music has really changed and in what aspect did it change in....   [tags: Blues, Jazz, Rock music, Rock and roll]

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Rock Music : The Pop Music

- “Rock music [is] never meant to be safe… there needs to be an element of intrigue, mystery, subversiveness…parents should hate it.” (Hilburn, 1994). Parents hating rock music is exactly the allure of rock music for youth. Rock music provides youth with the ability to express their anti-authority ideology through music, which makes rock music a perfect medium to establish anti-authority culture. To properly understand the anti-authority culture of rock music it is essential to understand the history of rock music....   [tags: Rock music, Punk rock, Punk subculture]

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Television Viewing Paper : The Drama / Horror Show ' Penny Dreadful '

- TV Viewing Paper For my first attempt I selected the drama/horror show “Penny Dreadful”. I had heard previously that it makes great use of imagery and cinematic shots, so I was hoping that would help give me a greater understanding of what was going on in the show – I was most definitely wrong. I think the most obvious problem I had with it was due to its horror elements. Most horror shows use music/sound effects to warn you of oncoming jumpscares, but without sound I wasn’t prepared for the images of heavy gore and terror that would suddenly flash onto the screen....   [tags: Television, Film, Television program]

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The Music Of Hip Hop Music

- Music is heard on a universal stage and many people from different backgrounds and different countries commonly enjoy music and the lyrics as a sign to express themselves. Various genres of music travel around the world because artists attempt to reach as many fans as possible. According to a poll taken (debate.org 2015) 63% people agree and 37% do not agree that music is a universal language. Nevertheless, people who travel around the world will argue that music is an element to communicate with other people regardless of different languages, beliefs, or culture....   [tags: Hip hop music, Hip hop, African American, Rapping]

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Restricting Television Content

- According to the website Statiscbrain.com 65% of American households own three or more television sets. The influence of television on American society is so strong it should be closely monitored and restricted for indecent content through agencies like the FCC because the government has the responsibility of protecting society from the harm such content might cause. There are people every day complaining about indecency on the television and believe that the Federal Communications Commission should do something about it and restrict television content....   [tags: television influence, american society]

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The Power of Music: Music Belongs in Schools

- Introduction “Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the wind, flight to the imagination, and life to everything” - Plato Since the days of Plato, and even before, music has made an impact on many. We find music everywhere we go. It can be playing in stores, elevators, while we are on hold on the phone, and in the television shows we watch each night, just to name a few. Music can affect how we feel and what we feel. Movies for example, have specific soundtracks. Many of us can remember the specific theme songs from our favorite movies: “Don’t You (Forget About Me)” from The Breakfast Club, “Circle of Life” from The Lion King, and “Somewhere Over the Rainbow” from...   [tags: plato, memory, music programs, parents]

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Television Media And Its Effect On Television

- Not only reality TV, but television entertainment also have a later start in China. Chinese television media has always been regarded as the official forces propaganda tool to spread official wills and mainstream cultures since it was existed. According to the third rule of Regulations on Broadcasting and Television Administration, media should adhere to direction of serving the people and socialism and adhere to correct guidance of public opinions.(Regulations on Broadcasting and Television Administration, 1997)(Caso, 2008)....   [tags: Television, Reality television]

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Watching Television At Home And Attending Theater

- Through the evolution of the performing art, the market and industry of performing start to rise in popularity. The concept of going to theater is cool because people are able to enjoy the visual effects of live shows that people cannot experience when watching television at home. Going to theater seems to be simple and usual but people are reluctant to sacrifice leisure time to watch shows at a theater. The differences between watching television shows at home and attending theater shows are the personal experience and the cultural atmosphere....   [tags: Performance, Performing arts, Theatre, Music]

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The Important Role of Music in Society

- Music is an essential part of life because of the expression it allows people to have, its entertainment, and its therapeutic ways for the world. Expressing yourself without music would be nearly impossible. Music is a pastime for some, but a lifestyle for others. If music wasn't around, musicians wouldn't be able to write meaningful songs that showcased their emotions. Music is an outburst of the soul for musicians. For example, if a drummer had experienced a difficult heartbreak, and wanted to take his anger out on something, he could not make music on drums....   [tags: music therapy]

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The Use and Overuse of Music

- Technological advances in society have helped shape classical music. Music has become more and more accessible over the years. Formerly only being heard in concert, Classical music can now be heard over the internet through downloads, videos, mp3s, streaming etc. This means that the audience for the music which was once small has expanded greatly. People stumble across videos on youtube and become aware of music they didn’t realise existed. Radio was developed during the end of the 19th century, creating the first demonstration of wireless communication....   [tags: Study of Music]

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What is Mandopop and How Does It Differ From Other Pop Music?

- Mandopop is defined as the shortened form of the Chinese music genre ‘Mandarin-Chinese language popular music’ (Moskowitz 2009). However, Mandopop cannot be defined solely as a music genre but a cultural and social importance, especially in China and Taiwan. This essay will first focus on the brief history of Mandopop and its cultural and social importance in China and Taiwan. Secondly, the essay will concentrate on the marketing style in increasing revenues of Mandopop within the Chinese music industry ....   [tags: Music]

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How Latin Musicians Have Influenced The Global Sound of Music

- Tito Puente, the Jazz musician, composer, arranger and cultural icon, is known, variously as “king of timbales and mambo”, “sultan of salsa”, and most famously as El Ray - the King - of Latin Music. His Latin identity is often emphasized in a way that is somewhat unusual for Jazz musicians. Indeed, Ella Fitzgerald, or more recently, Diana Krall, do not have their cultural backgrounds so heavily stressed. Perhaps the emphasis on culture stems from the fact that Puente is Latin Music’s most prominent Jazz musician....   [tags: Music ]

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The Article ' Modeling Meanness : Associations Between Reality Television Consumption, Perceived Realism, And Adolescents ' Social

- The article "Modeling Meanness: Associations Between Reality TV Consumption, Perceived Realism, and Adolescents ' Social Aggression" by Ward and Carlson, this article analyzes data from a study done in Michigan on “whether regular exposure to reality television is related to social aggression among adolescents” (383). Using this data, the authors hope to uncover one of the issues in reality television and inspire further research in this subject. Ward and Carlson hypothesize three main ideas: mainstream media consumption creates greater social aggression, watching reality programming produces higher social aggression than other media, and individuals who associate a larger perceived realism...   [tags: Reality television, Television]

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The Effects Of Violent Television On Kids And Young Adults

- “Television and Video Violence.” Psychology: Science in Action. Nov. 2013. American Psychological Association. Web. 12 Sept. 2015. In this article, psychological researchers discuss their studies and the results of how violent television affects kids and young adults. Two psychological researchers, L. Rowell Huesmann and Leonard Eron, discuss younger children watching hours of violence on television and its influence on them as they grow older. Huesmann and Eron said this about adults, “…The ones who’d watched a lot of TV violence when they were 8 years old were more likely to be arrested and prosecuted for criminal acts as adults” (Television)....   [tags: Television, Violence, Media violence research]

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Television Violence Is Giving A Bad Impression On Our Children

- Television Violence is giving a bad impression on our children What’s the most violent thing you’ve ever seen on television. A murder. Youth gang brawls . A deadly explosion. A war. Whatever it was, the chances are, that image is engraved in your memory. Now, think about our children we know of this modern era. We know those images won’t do us any harm. But it is not us at harm, it is our children .How. Could it be that our children are learning from what they are seeing everyday on the television....   [tags: Television]

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The Korean Wave in Pop Music

- Korean music has changed dramatically over the past decade, most recently in the craze with pop. This essay will focus on the Korean Wave with emphasis on K-POP in terms of the sound history and culture it has created. I argue that a music genre has never been this successful in penetrating the outside world and combining culture. As this music genre is relatively new, just two decades, the traditional sense of the music must be taken with a grain of salt. I will space this paper out into three areas as stated above, touching on the history and culture, the sound itself, and performance of the genre....   [tags: K-pop, music genres]

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The Reality Of Reality Television

- In this day and age there isn’t hardly a person who doesn’t watch some form of reality television. Whether it be an adrenaline pumping baking competition, a talent based show with singing and dancing, or the pure entertainment of a day in the life of celebrities most everyone watches some form of reality television. There seems to be a few different sides to reality TV that make it so entertaining for people to watch. There seems to be the shows that lure people in because of the motivational aspect, the drama, or the deep down genuine appearance....   [tags: Reality television, Television, Television program]

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The Reality Of Reality Television

- In this day and age, there isn’t hardly a person who doesn’t watch some form of reality television. Whether it is an adrenaline pumping baking competition, a talent based show with singing and dancing, or the pure entertainment of a day in the life of celebrities most everyone watches some form of reality television. There seems to be a few different sides of reality TV that make it so entertaining for people to watch. There seems to be the shows that lure people in because of the motivational aspect, the drama, or the deep down genuine appearance....   [tags: Reality television, Television, Television program]

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Modern Music’s Effect on Online Advertisement Interest

- Modern Music’s Effect on Online Advertisement Interest Various product development and advertising companies work long hours, expend mental energy, and devote millions of dollars expanding strategies to evaluate and sway consumer behavior (Martin and Morich, 2011). Consumer behaviors are described as manners exhibited while purchasing, using, or evaluating products expected to satisfy needs (Martin and Morich, 2011). Advertising is defined as paid information relay about products, by identified sponsors, through media in an effort to persuade or influence behavior (Allan, 2006)....   [tags: media, companies, television]

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Television And Its Effects On The Media

- Now-a-days, regular television system share its audience with internet and new platforms such as Netflix, Hulu, YouTube, Instagram and Vime. Thus, how is conventional TV facing this challenge. Television on their golden ages was the only source of audio and video capable to bring the “outside world” into people’s house. TV was exclusive, it had all attention from the audience and it was the dream platform for the marketing personnel’s. In this new system, productions should adapt their productions to this new generation audience, understanding how people are creating on the web platform, how this new age group are consuming advertisement and how television are seeking for the best platform t...   [tags: Television, Reality television]

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The Job Of A Music Supervisor

- The job of a music supervisor is an incredibly difficult and important task that is often overlooked or not given proper funding. Seeing as music plays such an essential role in the mood and substance of visual media, the job of acquiring the music should be put at the forefront of a production, and yet, it is normally left to post-production, when money is thin. Music supervisors provide an important balance of maintaining the creative vision of the filmmaker and adhering to the usually low budget, a feat that is deserving of a higher rank of importance....   [tags: Film, Film director, Music, Filmmaking]

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The Movie ' Reality Television '

- As the world continues to change, society’s perception of what is too violent, too obscene, or too gruesome changes with it. Have you ever watched a scary movie from the 70’s and wondered how people could have been so scared by the film. The special effects are horrible, the music is cheesy, and the plot line is obvious, but you 're only able to say this because you 've compared it to the movies of your time. Technology had improved and people began to crave more mystery and suspense. The film industry adjusted to the wants of the public and movies were continuously created with more action, more drama, more violence....   [tags: Reality television, Television, Entertainment]

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The 1980s Music Report

- In 1981 MTV "Music Television" was introduced on cable television and revolutionized rock marketing. Just as FM radio had superseded the hit-oriented AM format, music videos, produced as mini-movie advertisements for songs, became essential to a performer's popularity. Early in the decade, the British group the Police was one of the first to combine a progressive sound with polished videos. The expense of producing videos and MTV's virtual monopoly made it difficult for experimental music to compete with the dance-pop sung by American artists like Michael Jackson, Prince, Whitney Houston, and Madonna, and the British groups Duran Duran and Depeche Mode....   [tags: Music]

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Talking about Country Music

- Country music is a popular genre of music in America’s society. Originating in the 1920’s in Southern United States, country music takes inspiration from American folk music and Western music. Although Country music is loved today by many, it didn’t always enjoy such success and popularity. Country music has gone through six “generations”. Through each of these six generations, Country music and America’s perceptions towards it have changed immensely. Though all six generations played an important part in the shaping of the country music genre, the most important developments in country music have happened during the first and third generations....   [tags: cultural paper, music genres]

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The Reality Of Television Genre

- Ideology in the Reality TV Genre One of the most influential and impactful inventions that has shaped our society is television. Not the TV itself, but what is displayed on the TV. Most television show genres were made for entertainment, informative or education purposes, a genre that’s purpose is ambiguous is Reality TV. All shows that fit into the Reality TV genre are unscripted, has a cast that are usually not professional actors and the show normally focus on drama, competition, and placing participants into rare or unusual situations and environments....   [tags: Reality television, Television program]

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Image vs Talent in Music Marketing and Success

- Pop music has long been defined by “idols” and superstars that are subjects of high levels of adoration from severely devoted fans, whose love of these superstars often blurs the line between fandom and obsession. This love is mainly based off of physical looks and charm more often than actual musical talent, as majority of the songs written by these massive superstars are not written by the artists themselves, instead by people hired to write for these artists in a way that will best connect with a crowd willing to spend their money on these manufactured stars....   [tags: Pop Music, History, Music Industry]

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The Effects Of Television On Children And Their Young Minds

- Children today are experiencing more technological advances than any other generation. With the development of iPhones, iPads, tablets, and so much more, children are learning to ways to discover the world. Some critics say television is exploiting children and their young minds, “ “In addition, “adult” programming on television (not to mention in films and on the Internet) carries grown-up concerns such as sex, drugs, and violence into young people’s lives” (Society pg. 101). Others argue that television can help kids learn in a fun and engaging way....   [tags: Television program, Television]

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The American Of Rock N Roll Music

- The British invasion was one of the most important periods in the history of rock n roll. It brought many different bands and styles to America. Many bands including The Beatles, The Kinks, The Rolling Stones, and Herman’s Hermits swept the nation with their music. Americans jumped into the hype and the British invasion changed rock n roll music forever. Without these British bands, rock music would never be the same. Rock music was not a top choice of music for many Americans in the 1950’s. Elvis was in the army....   [tags: Rock music, Rock and roll, The Beatles]

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Reality Television Is A Market That Thrives Off Of Profit Earning

- Beyond our entertainment, reality television is a market that thrives off of profit earning. John Fiske, author of Television Culture, goes behind the scenes of the reality television world to help readers understand how it reaches society as a whole. T.V. programs rely heavily on codes, which people use to interpret the world, and share meanings. “The point is that “reality” is already encoded, or rather the only way we can perceive and make sense of reality is by the codes of our culture . . ....   [tags: Television, Reality television, Television program]

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Positive Effects of Television Upon Children

- Positive Effects of Television Upon Children      Without a doubt, television is the central and principal form of communication in many people’s lives. This form is most often exposed to a child who instantly becomes accustomed to its presence. Children are televisions largest audience, as Morris shows, “Children aged two to five look at the TV tube on an average of 28.4 hours a week; those between the ages of six and eleven average 23.6 hours a week”. Television has played an important role in many children’s lives and its viewing has been a favorite activity for many of them....   [tags: Positive Effects of Television on Social Behavior]

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Rap Music From Back Then As A Voice

- Consider rap music from back then as a voice Rap music taken the music industry by a storm and has made a major impact on the hip hop culture. It is a music genre that is heard many places that one could be for example; the car, your neighborhood and even some retail stores. Many people confuse rap and hip hop to be the same thing. Not to be confused there really isn’t that much that is different from each other. Rap is more focused on the lyrical form telling their perspective on the world. Meanwhile Hip hop is considered the same thing, but it mainly focuses more on the beat and hip hop dancing....   [tags: Hip hop music, Hip hop, Rapping]

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Singapore's Independent Music Scene

- As Singapore’s indie, or independent, music scene grows, a prominent problem surfaces: Singaporean indie bands and musicians are underrated and not given enough opportunities in their homeland. This paper explains why there is a need for more opportunities to be accorded to indie musicians. Indie music is “music [that is] produced and funded by any band or label not affiliated with … major corporate labels like Sony or Epic”. (Andrews, 2006, para. 4). A few factors have resulted in indie music gaining popularity worldwide over the years....   [tags: Music]

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Gospel music

- Gospel Music Gospel music began in the cotton fields of the old south. It originates from slaves singing songs of freedom about Jesus and has integrated into today’s music. Gospel music is a standard version of sanctified music that has encouraged Christian beliefs and stimulated the practice of Christian ethical principles, both inside the context of worship services and as music entertainment. Gospel music began with Thomas A. Dorsey, the Father of Gospel Music. Gospel, mean "good news," it was given the name because of the books of the Old Testament with the gospels.1 Gospel music is mostly American music reflected by significant songs....   [tags: Music History, The SOuth, Black Gospel]

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Freedom of Expression and Rap Music

- Many issues have come up regarding what rights and actions are protected under the First Amendment. Rap music should not be restricted on the television despite much controversy over the idea. Bok says that some acts cause debates, although people may disagree with it doesn't mean it should be taken away. There should be no restrictions held against playing of rap music. Music that we listen to constructs the sound track of our lives. The number one killer in creative speech is censorship....   [tags: Music Censorship]

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Television, Radio, And Phone Coverage

- Media such as television, radio, and phone coverage are often taken for granted in our society, as if they have always been in existence. It is easy for the population to forget that there was once a time where this technology was new and unfamiliar. What is shocking is that there are people around today who never stepped into a movie theatre until they were 20 years old, and who had never watched TV during their infant years. One such person is a wonderful woman named Linda Ampulski, who agreed to an interview based on media and technology throughout her life....   [tags: Broadcasting, Television, Old-time radio]

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The Effects Of Music On The Socialization Of Children And Adolescents

- Music plays an important role in the socialization of children and adolescents. Popular music is present mostly all around, and it is easily available through the radio, television, various recordings,and the Internet, allowing adolescents to listen to it in diverse settings and situations, by themselves or shared with friends. Parents are often unaware of the lyrics in which their children are listening to because of the increasing use of downloaded music or headphones. Studies and various research on popular music has explored its effects on schoolwork, social interactions, mood and affect, and specifically behavior....   [tags: Hip hop music, Hip hop, Gangsta rap, Violence]

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Music Is The Most Popular Challenge For Band Students

- Most of the public does not know what happens behind the scenes before a band performance. When you think of band, you’d think of a conductor, and kids blowing, or hitting instruments for sounds. Some people think band is a “great program.” Others may think band is for “loser or geeks.” Band membership requires commitment, knowledge, and patience; with a lot more of an adventure in store. Being able to play music is a talent. I say this because a person has to learn notes, vocabulary, and rhythms....   [tags: Music, Musical instrument, Orchestra, The Band]

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Jazz Music: Bebop

- Bebop is one of the most artistic styles of jazz music. Bebop gradually developed during the 1940’s. Bebop focused more on the freedom of creativity rather than rhythmic aspects. According to The Bop Era, it also gave soloists more room for “innovative improvisation” (Glass). Through the works of Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, Thelonious Monk, and other players we will discover how Bebop became such a prominent style during this era. Bebop is a “genre of American music originated in New Orleans around the 1900’s (The Definition of Jazz).” Bebop is a very unique style of music that comes from inspired passions of the mind....   [tags: Music ]

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Effects of Hip-Hop and Country Music on Society

- From my point of view, when people today are asked what forms of music they enjoy, some might say all forms except hip-hop or all forms except country. When they are asked why, some may say because it’s either to boring or too provocative. I believe that both hip-hop and country music both bring some form of negativity on society, not only in America, but all around the world. Some of the most common negative effects that I believe they might bring on society are violence, such as abuse, suicide, and/or drugs and alcohol....   [tags: Music]

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Sex and Music Videos in the 21st Century

- Sex and Music Videos in the 21st Century Females have been portrayed as sex objects in music videos since MTV began. Some of the earlier stars on MTV consisted of Prince, Kiss and Aerosmith, just to name a few. Even those videos contained images of women in bikini’s, so why are we so shocked and appalled when Kid Rock has 20 surgically enhanced women parading around him as if he is king. Is it really that shocking that Sisqo’s, “The Thong Song” was voted 2000’s summer anthem, by Jet Magazine. His most recent album contained thirteen tracks....   [tags: Music Essays]

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The History of Country Music

- The History of Country Music The hillbilly music of the south is a genre of music that is beginning to grow at an immense rate throughout the United States. Originating in Bristol Tennessee, country music is a type of music that integrates the blues, jazz and originally some "hillbilly folk" with a bit of swing, and just recently some pop has been added to the sound. The lyrics represent the "faithfully charted vicissitudes of the working-class life; as Charlie Rich put it, "life's little ups and downs"" (Scherman, 1994)....   [tags: Music, Blues, Jazz]

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The History of Rap Music

- The History of Rap Music Rap music originated as a cross-cultural product. Most of its important early practitioners-including Kool Herc, D.J. Hollywood, and Afrika Bambaataa-were either first- or second-generation Americans of Caribbean ancestry. Herc and Hollywood are both credited with introducing the Jamaican style of cutting and mixing into the musical culture of the South Bronx. By most accounts Herc was the first DJ to buy two copies of the same record for just a 15-second break (rhythmic instrumental segment) in the middle....   [tags: Rap Music Jamaican Culture Essays]

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Women's Music

- For nearly thirty years, popular culture has been an ever transforming mosaic of human flesh, or more specifically female flesh. While it has been known for decades that ”sex sells”, this statement has taken on bizarre, and at times offensive aspects. It seems that the more modern we become, the more sexually explicit and objectifying media content becomes. This fact remains true across multitudes of media formats; today everything from vacuum cleaners to toothpaste is madly exciting by sex appeal....   [tags: Music]

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Does Business Harm Creativity? Does Music Need Business?

- In 2012, using Australian census data, the Australia Council estimated 100,000 musicians paid for their performances annually, while 200,000 were playing on an unpaid basis (Pearce, in Tschmuck, 2013, p. 8). It was however more difficult for the Australia Council to know how many musicians survive exclusively on their music. Indeed, it is hard and rare for a musician to make it through the music industry these days. In the general idea, musicians and music business entrepreneurs have nothing in common....   [tags: Record label, Music industry, Art]

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The Effects of Television Violence on Children

- It has been calculated that American kids see about 200,000 acts of violence and 25,000 murders on television by the time they reach age eighteen." (Schleifer 18) Arrests of people under the age of eighteen for violent crimes rose forty-seven percent from 1988 to 1992. (Miller 174) The American Medical Association conducted a study that found a direct relationship between viewing and homicide. (Miller 176) Does this kind of overexposure to violence have a significant effect on children and teenagers....   [tags: Television Violence ]

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Sex and Violence in Music

- Throughout history society has been enchanted by music. Whether it is ritual, emotional release, religious, or just plainly relaxing to music has been at the center of our society. We use music to express ourselves, to tell stories, and let other into our thoughts. However, we often wonder if what we are saying has an effect on the listening audience. Recently, music references have been made to link violent and deviant behavior to music. The key social issues likely to arise in the next twenty years due to violence and sexuality in today’s music are an increased in promiscuity in our society an increased in the crime rate, and decreased of respect among people....   [tags: Music Essays]

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How It Works: Music Therapy

- “I think music in itself is healing. It's an explosive expression of humanity. It's something we are all touched by. No matter what culture we're from, everyone loves music” (Billy Joel). Although most listeners may not have the same technical experience in music as Billy Joel, it is easy enough to see the effect it has in a person's every day life. Music has the ability to pick us up when we are down, carry you back in time to a cherished memory, and transform silence into a symphony that can move one to tears....   [tags: Music, Depression]

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HIstory of Heavy Metal Music

- Heavy metal is a genre of music that emerged during the late 1960s and early 1970s as a darker and aggressive mutation of rock music. Heavy metal music’s emergence coincided with the decline of the youth culture and anti-war movement that drove the imagination of the young generation during the early 1960s (Weinstein). Heavy metal musicians positioned themselves as opposing both the dominant culture in America and the rock counterculture (Kontinual). Musically, the genre saw an appropriation from closely related rock and blues....   [tags: music, genre]

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