Information that media shared always can influence the reader. The more exciting the news, the more people will buy or see it.
Media can destroy or develop a place of adventure.Discuss.
Sometimes what the media say about a place of adventure will be too exaggerated. To what extend do you agree with this point.
Informs and inspires people makes adventure look very exciting encourages more people to have a go.
What is the media manipulation table and its influence on outdoor adventure?
Media manipulation table:- Some good examples of how the media manipulates the images of people involved in the outdoors. Section of the media:- 1. Lifestyle programs 2. Advertisements and commercials 3. Outdoor magazines 4. Historical accounts of adventures 5. Contemporary accounts and 6. documentaries etc.
How the media manipulate the images involved people in outdoor adventurers?
Outdoor Education - Influence on outdoor adventure: media manipulation
Media manipulation table
Some good examples of how the media manipulates the images of people
involved in the outdoors.
Section of the media
Effect of images
News and current affairs
Sensationalised reports of
sensationalised reports of
professional adventurers.Makes adventure look like it is
encourages the importance of
discourages the quiet, less glossy
type of adventuring.
Glamorised descriptions of
raises the notion of travel as an
adventure is a young, handsome
person's activity.Promotes adventure amongst the
promotes the use of impressive
looking clothing and gear, such
Advertisements and commercials
Images that create fashions by
identifying products with
the careful manipulation of values
makes adventure look exciting,
sexy and important in order to
maintain a healthy lifestyle.Promotes consumption of
products - either equipment or experiences;
promotes adventure as a lifestyle
of the young and beautiful.
Images which convey a male,
images that promote large-scale
images that promote the
commercialisation of adventure.Informs and inspires people;
makes adventure look very
encourages more people to have
Historical accounts of adventures
Images which focus on epic
battles with nature and encourages
the notion of heroes (mainly male).Inspires and excites people;
people can learn from the past.
Contemporary accounts and
documentariesImages of 'against all odds';
images of triumphs;
images of the wilderness and its
importance to the world;
images of beauty.Informs and inspires people to
have a go;
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