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Drugs and the mass media

Mohammad Al-Homood

Drugs and the mass media

a study of Saudi Arabian mass media prevention of drugs

by Mohammad Al-Homood

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Written in English


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Thesis (Ph.D.) - Loughborough University of Technology, 1995.

Statementby Mohammad Al-Homood.
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Open LibraryOL19695470M

The mass media, which refers collectively to all media technologies such as the radio, internet, television, film and smart phones, has the ability to constantly communicate messages to extremely large audiences across the globe and therefore is a major influence on the way the environment affects our socialization process. This project examines the impact of mass media in creating awareness against drug abuse. this work will enable use know how the drugs is used for our body. this work went further using a questionnaire for it respondents. it is therefore recommended.

The number of mass media ads for prescription drugs has exploded in recent years. They are quite literally everywhere, but most noticeably on television. Pharmaceutical companies spent $ billion on mass media (also called direct-to-consumer or DTC) advertising in , up percent from the $ The connection between social media and teen drug use is one that can influence your adolescent’s interest in using tobacco or drugs and drinking alcohol. While social media is not directly responsible for people becoming addicted to a given substance or behavior, certain images and messages posted on social networking sites affect how.

This book tells the story of the mass media's potential in the war against drug abuse. It is based on scientific evidence on the use of media in health promotion and disease prevention. Past approaches—successes and failures alike—are included to help enlighten future programs of .   This article is intended to highlight some key themes within the news media's reporting of drugs, drug users and drug-related crime. 1 Its aim is to focus on how the news media represent illegal drugs and drug users and their causal links with further criminal behaviour. The article proposes that news media and governmental beliefs mirror each other and have both adopted a stance that serious Cited by:


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Drugs and the mass media by Mohammad Al-Homood Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book tells the story of the mass media's potential in the war against drug abuse. It is based on scientific evidence on the use of media in health promotion and disease prevention. Past approaches--successes and failures alike--are included to help enlighten future programs of research and : Paperback.

Gr In a simple, concise manner, the Lees define drugs and media and discuss the ongoing relationship between them. The chapters present a variety of propaganda techniques in all phases of media, including advertising, entertainment, and : Mary Price Lee, Richard S.

Lee. Mass media, drugs, and deviance 1 With Jock Young There are three basic types of theory which relate mass media to public opinion: the mass manipulative, the commercial laissez-faire, and the consensual by: 1. Mass media have been described as all- pervasive cultural institutions which both reflect and project society's values.

They are shown to have played a role throughout history, whenever new developments have threatened established values, and often are singled out as important facilitators and accelerators of social change.

As such, it is not surprising that various charges have been leveled Cited by:   Drugs & Media: New Perspectives on Communication, Consumption and Consciousness is the first book to examine this parallel, promoting a critical awareness of the significant impact of drugs and media on individuals, society and our wider human culture.

DRUGS AND THE MASS MEDIA M ASS media have been de-scribed as all-pervasive cul-tural institutions which both re-flect and project the values of society. As cultural arms of indus-trial enterprise, the media reach millions of people who invest great quantities of their money and time seeking information, entertainment and advice from them.

Advertisers. This book tells the story of the mass media's potential in the war against drug abuse. It is based on scientific evidence on the use of media in health promotion and disease prevention.

Past approaches--successes and failures alike--are included to help Cited by: Mass media accounts of drugs and drug use are a daily occurrence and the focus of much inquiry and debate. In this special issue, nine articles consider the role and impact of a specific type of mass medium in the depiction of drugs, drug use, and drug by: 6.

Drugs and the Media: An Introduction. A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list of authors), clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the full-text.

Mass media accounts of drugs and drug use are a Author: Michael Montagne. Ferri and colleagues () reviewed the effectiveness of mass media campaigns that aim to prevent or reduce the use of or intention to use illicit drugs among young people. Notably, the review did not include mass media campaigns that sought to promote licit drugs.

For the review, young people included anyone under age Since the Israel Anti-Drugs Authority (ADA) was founded in it has used the mass media to fight against the spread of drug abuse by awakening the public to awareness of its dangers.

But it has not done so without checking afterwards, by means of independent surveys, that the publicizing effort has been effectively registered by the target.

Books shelved as mass-media: Manufacturing Consent: The Political Economy of the Mass Media by Edward S. Herman, Amusing Ourselves to Death: Public Disco.

This book tells the story of the mass media's potential in the war against drug abuse. It is based on scientific evidence on the use of media in health promotion and disease prevention. Past approaches--successes and failures alike--are included to help enlighten future programs of research and practice.

Objective To determine whether there is evidence that mass-media campaigns can be effective in reducing illicit drug consumption and the intent to consume. Design Systematic review of randomised and non-randomised studies. Methods We searched four electronic databases (MEDLINE, EMBASE, ProQuest Dissertations & Theses A&I and CENTRAL) and further explored seven Cited by: Mass media promotes usage of drugs: Mass media plays a vital role in transmitting the trend and availability of drugs.

This makes people addicted towards drug usage. The major drug users are from homes that uses drugs liberally. There is clear evidence that mass media and electronic equipment are vast and easily accessible. Thesis statement: the mass media has fuelled drug abuse among teenagers in the society.

The influence of mass media in drug abuse among the teenagers cannot be underestimated. The mass media has created a new drug abuse culture among the teenagers Wagner 67).

Illicit drugs and drug users have been criminalized and stigmatized in social life and in mass media for more than a century in the United States. Researchers have reasoned that media. PERSPECTIVES ON DRUGS Mass media campaigns for the prevention of drug use in young people European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction The use of mass media campaigns to reduce health problems in society gained momentum in the s, with an initial focus on improving cardiovascular health.

The positiveFile Size: KB. This book tells the story of the mass media's potential in the war against drug abuse. It is based on scientific evidence on the use of media in health promotion and disease prevention.

Past approaches--successes and failures alike--are included to. This Perspectives on drugs contributes to the debate by reviewing the available evidence on the efficacy of mass media campaigns for drug use prevention.

The use of mass media campaigns to reduce health problems in society gained momentum in the s, with an initial focus on improving cardiovascular health. Alcohol remains the number one drug portrayed on American television: 1 drinking scene is shown every 22 minutes, compared with 1 smoking scene every 57 minutes and 1 illicit drug use scene every minutes.

More than one-third of the drinking scenes are humorous, and negative consequences are shown in only 23% (1).Television. Adolescents are heavy users of television.

Extrapolating from recent data obtained from a nationally representative survey, to year-olds watch hours and to year-olds watch hours of broadcast and taped television programming each week (Roberts, Foehr, Rideout, and Brodie, a).As a result, they are immersed in drinking portrayals and alcohol product placements.The survey asked 2, adolescents about their drug use and social media habits and 70% said that they use social media on any given day.

Researchers found that, compared to nonusers or infrequent users of social media, this group was: 5 times more likely to buy cigarettes. 3 times more likely to drink.