Controversial Use of Media

Controversy:  Advertising unrealistic ideal bodies
Related Issues:  people try to fulfill the unrealistic bodies portrayed in media, developing eating disorders/unhealthy habits, decrease in self-esteem, use of plastic surgery to fix flaws
Photo Sequence:  woman purchasing beauty/fashion magazines in a store, woman flipping through magazines and tearing out pages of advertisements featuring unrealistic figures, woman studying herself in the mirror while looking at the advertisements, woman researching plastic surgery online, woman meets with plastic surgeon, woman “goes under the knife,” woman has complications after surgery

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