I am interested in how the teen pregnancy is portrayed in the media. With shows like MTV's "16 and Pregnant" and "Teen Mom" young people are bombarded with images of teen pregnancy. While shows like these discuss the hardships and tribulations of being a teenager and pregnant, the media attention attached to it glorifies hard situations. Most websites I looked at stated that the girls on these shows make around $60,000 a season. According to the Census Bureau, that is more than the average annual American household income. Are shows like this glorifying teen pregnancy? Are they making it easier for teen couples to live with a child? Are shows like these portraying the situations correctly or is the main focus the drama for cinematic effect?