Did you see this article in the New York Times?
“…protesting music videos that they say degrade women, and black and Latino men”. ” “Why are these corporations making these images normative and mainstream?”
“Among other things the protesters want media companies like Viacom to develop “universal creative standards” for video and music, including prohibitions on some language and images. Video vixens and foul-mouthed pimps and thugs are now so widespread, the protesters maintain, that they infect perceptions of ordinary nonwhite people”.
Related reading : http://judithdenhollander.wordpress.com/2007/09/20/be-honest-about-photo-editing-campaign | Dutch campaign : beauty industry/photo manipulation/created illusions