- List your 3 favorite television shows (not counting sports or shows that would not include a portrayal of marriages and families).
- How are families issues portrayed in these shows?
- How are YOUR families similar or different from what you see on the TV shows?
- How do television images contribute to myths about the family?
Environmental Advocacy and Marketing Strategies – Patagonia’s dedication toward starting a movement of active, environmentally-conscious individuals drives much of the brand’s marketing efforts. Patagonia actively participates in advocacy efforts to address national and international environmental actions including: “Preserve American public lands”, “Stop new offshore drilling”, “Protect the Arctic Refuge from future oil or gas drilling”, “Protect the Tarkine”, “Save the Blue Heart of Europe”, “Stand with Salmon”, and “Defend the Boundary Waters”. (Environmental Campaigns…n.d.) Patagonia’s ability to positively impact environmental movements is pivotal, as the company has developed a cult-like following of consumers that are more concerned with environmental sustainability and preservation rather than reasonable pricing or flashy marketing (Moore,n.d,). Relevant Trends – In a press release of the expansion strategy being taken by Upventur, a company looking to foster connections in a digital space for all kinds of outdoor enthusiasts, it is noted that the outdoor industry has been showing rapid growth recently, especially among millennials and those in generation-z. “Outdoor industry growth is rapidly outpacing overall economic growth and other recreational activities in the US. The outdoor recreation market trends transcend global regions and are cross-generational,” the article quotes (“Upventur Announces…”, 2018). Market analysts have forecasted the industry to grow throughout 2018 to 2022 based on “previous growth patterns, the growth drivers and the current and future trends” (ReleaseWire, 2018). On a separate occasion, Director of Public Lands at the Center for American Progress, Matt Lee-Ashley, claims the outdoor recreation industry to be “a powerful and fast-growing sector” (States News Service, 2015). In the financial climate of the economy, the U.S. House of Representatives has published a report detailing the rising costs of higher education. They note that this financial burden is caused by the expa>GET ANSWER