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Pornography in the Media It started by way of messengers and a scribe evolved through the presentation of newspapers and radio brought us together with television and now serves us worldwide via the ever-popular Internet It is the mass media and even from the earliest days of its existence it has contributed greatly in ways that both enlighten and enrich society and ways that deteriorate and perplex it It is not a surprise to learn then that the mass media is the most powerful source of information we have and nothing else in todays world influences public perception quite as heavily Unfortunately however most of what is broadcast or transmitted in the news today is with reference to the chaotic condition of our planet or something else that society as a whole sees as detrimental or damaging But the news on television is not the only type of media taking the criticism of society Other forms of mass media specifically movies and television programs containing pornography and violence have been heavily criticized The underlying concept to be debated here is that society is negatively influenced specifically by these images of pornography But who is to blame for the pornographic images The key is that the mass media is not to be blamed for pornography but society as a whole should be In actuality the media people should not be dubbed as the bad guys They simply use their power in the most constructive ways possible in order to promote their ratings and popularity One way to do that is to concentrate on what sells sex violence and disast er For thousands of years sex itself has been considered evil and revolting This is exactly why the concealment of the sex organs and teaching feelings of shame toward human sexuality is so common worldwide These same feelings of shame are the chief reasons that sex is considered a personal and private matter Contrary to the
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