Seventeen magazine vows to never change the shape of girls' faces or bodies in photos. If we don’t reconfigure the way girls see themselves on TV, in movies, and in magazines, even smart teens will believe the media lie that their worth is in fastidious attention to the superficial.
Justin Bieber and Miley Cyrus and the whole pool of pop culture role models for teens have their every foolish frenzie and faux pas shot round the world on the Internet. How can parents help teenagers evaluate the messages and values of these inflated antics?
The pop-star Lady Gaga and Indonesian churches have both been the recent target of a thuggish group called the Islam Defenders Front.