glamorization


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  • noun

Synonyms for glamorization

the act of glamorizing

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A study released Friday shows that teen-age drug use is rising, particularly marijuana use, and experts and teens alike blame society's glamorization of the illegal weed.
With the exaggerated boobies and bawdiness of a drag queen and immunity to even remedial glamorization, Bette Midler exemplified the Jewess as sublime grotesque body.
NEW YORK -- NEW YORK, June 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Fifty-two youth from Ohio's stand tobacco counter-marketing campaign stormed MTV's Total Request Live (TRL) today, chanting, "We want our MTV smoke-free" and calling for the popular youth network to take responsibility for its part in the glamorization of tobacco by making its programming -- both videos and original programming -- tobacco free.
Pointing to increasing sales of high-price cigars and appearances by celebrities like Tom Cruise, the actor, and Queen Latifa, the rap star, with stogies between their teeth, experts say the fad is eerily reminiscent of the glamorization of cigarettes in the 1950s and smokeless tobacco in the '80s.
The Awards, part of a statewide youth action project called "Tobacco & Hollywood: Headed Toward a Breakup," were designed to raise awareness about the glamorization of tobacco use in Hollywood films and challenge the movie industry to eliminate smoking in G, PG and PG-13 films.
Brown, tied the increase in marijuana use to its glamorization by the entertainment industry, saying: ``Many youngsters are being misled and misinformed about the dangers of marijuana.
The Hackademy Awards' goals are to increase awareness among teenagers about tobacco use in movies and to work with the entertainment industry to reduce the glamorization of tobacco.
The survey attributed this in part to a glamorization of drugs in pop music, movies and television shows and to an absence of national and community leadership in discouraging experimentation with drugs.
Glantz, who also founded Smoke Free Movies, was involved in the development of the Reality Check statewide project and encouraged youth to speak out against the glamorization of tobacco in movies.
that includes its television counterpart, the Phlemmys, and other programs whose goals are to increase awareness among teenagers about tobacco use in TV and movies and to work with the entertainment industry to reduce the glamorization of tobacco.
That's the message that will start appearing today on movie screens across the state in an effort to combat the glamorization of tobacco use in Hollywood productions.
Explain that the glamorization of tobacco products is a false image.
And it is that, not the glamorization of any single soldier, society must focus on.
Not only did that help in the glamorization of the game, which was needed, but it also strengthened the financial base of the entire game.