This assignment is to prompt reflection, thinking and class discussion. Bring in one media story that relates to any aspect of child abuse or neglect. Be prepared to discuss your media piece according to the following questions:
What impact does the article have on the reader/viewer/consumer?
What values are reflected in the language of the story, video clip, article or other media resource?
What is the reporter's view of the people involved? Does the reporter appeal to the reader to adopt a specific view? Does the reporter offer any solutions?
What impression of child maltreatment do the media portray in this type of story, video clip, article or other media reference?
Suggested length of the paper : 1- 2 pages.