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Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Audition shows like 'Produce 101' show a negative impact on teens

Article: "Your face is C-tier, your family is B-tier"

Source: Chosun Ilbo via Nate

Article talks about how audition shows like 'Produce 101' is promoting a culture of bullying in schools where students are judging each other based on A through F grades on everything from how one looks to the wealth of their family.

1. [+1,338, -33] We need to get rid of all the shows that cater to teens, especially shows like 'Produce 101' and 'High School Rapper'

2. [+1,203, -23] I wouldn't blame the kids for this... it's just the reality of our current society...

3. [+843, -16] Selfish characters who will betray and backstab to get ahead have become the norm in popular variety shows that teens watch. We really don't need to go into the influence the media has over our teens and it's obvious what the negative effects are.

4. [+30, -1] Well the kids are living in a C-tier country with an F-tier government, what do you expect them to learn?

5. [+23, -0] Korean society will never be able to escape this constant system of ranking each other...

6. [+20, -4] Parents are perpetuating this as well... when kids tell them they got a new homeroom partner, their first questions are, "Where do they live? What do their parents do?" when the normal question would obviously be "oh, what's their name?"

7. [+12, -0] The media definitely had a lot to do with this... rank is involved in everything from variety shows to documentaries ㅋㅋ

8. [+9, -0] We live in a society of rankings. Your class rank in high school, the prestige of your college after graduation, the amount of your salary and prestige of your company after you get a job, the exclusivity of your neighborhood, the job of your husband, the age and beauty of your wife after you get married, the grades of your children after you have kids, the prestige of the partner your kids choose to marry when they grow up...



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