Skaters in the Media. By Joe Schulte Chris Abele Billy McLaughlin. Thesis. Skateboarders are commonly viewed by the media and general public as pot smoking, alcoholic punks. . Example 1 Jackass.
By Joe Schulte
Viva La Bam
Lords of Dogtown
This article disagrees with the common perception that skateboarders are bad people who like to cause problems in society.
The author supports our thesis that skaters are portrayed as bad people by the media, regardless of how they actually act.