The Keeping Up With the Kardashians star was spotted taking pictures on the beach for what looks like a very steamy photo shoot! Before taking the platinum plunge, Kim dished to People that she had been debating the change for quite a long time! Still platinum blond and still looking like one hot mama, Kim left little to the imagination by posing in her bra! She also has revealed that she has had a tougher time getting pregnant the second time around, so she has decided to go against doctors' recommendations and do everything "wrong" —including dyeing her hair! Kanye West 's wife recently shared a pic of herself getting her hair dyed—again—saying that being blond was a " full-time job. In one picture she stares directly at us, looking quite seductive next to an unnamed person. I'm over trying, overthinking it, hence why I dyed my hair blond," she said. The authors give thoughtful and creative conclusions concerning alternative representations--arguing that, contrary to what we might believe, media stereotyping is hardly a necessary byproduct of mass culture. In this collection of new and revised essays, noted scholars explore the ways in which these images are created, viewed, and ultimately ingrained into the American culture, examining newspapers, books, films, advertisements, commercials,television shows, magazines, and the Internet. Regardless, North West 's mom looks picture perfect. She took her look to the next level by donning perfectly messy wavy hair that can only be accomplished by the magical ocean, or a master stylist LOL. That can't be too comfortable. These images--media-promulgated stereotypes of various and diverse groups of people--cause harm in both direct and indirect ways by presenting oversimplified, mostly negative, and often deceptive depictions. The specific examples presented in these pages provide a wealth of material for students and professionals in journalism, advertising, public relations, ethics, gender studies, and a great many other fields. Then again, she might be looking so serious because she's lounging on rocks! This trip to the salon will mark her third visit in about two weeks! Finally, these discussions illuminate how each of these media and each of us individually and collectively participate in a sea of meaning that is simultaneously personal and social, unique and shared, linked and independent.