Sunday, September 10, 2006

Teen girls

When the media begins lamenting the plight of teenage girls, they usually blame the media. That's a pretty abstract target. What is it about the media that causes girls to have such poor body images? Here is a 12-part discussion of how photos are retouched in teen magazines to make the girls look perfect. Thinner nose. Whiter teeth. Blonder hair. Check it out.

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