Tag: reputation

Taylor Swift, Daisy Buchanan, and Zelda Fitzgerald: the Real Meaning Behind...

When we last left off in Part 1, we laid down the basics of the lives of the Fitzgeralds and established that Taylor herself...

Look What You Made Me Do

Written by Sarah Burgener. Media by Kayla Morton. Taylor Swift is back and better than ever. After deleting all of her posts on Instagram and...

American Media’s Effect on Our International Reputation

American media, especially television and movies, have come a long way since the black and white films that wouldn’t have thought of showing sexual scenes and using what most would call foul language on the air. Since the internet has been made available to individuals, even less of what is seen on screens around the world is censored. It is no secret that American entertainment is viewed outside of the United States. Around the world, people are watching American movies and listening to American music. For some people who do not have the chance to travel, the image of America received through watching and listening to American media is one of few images of this country they will ever get. In many cases, I don’t think that this is helping Americans out internationally. If we really think about what is portrayed in our movies, television, and music, can we say that they represent what real life is like for Americans? Are our values made clear and our lifestyle portrayed?