Tuesday 20 February 2018

Teen talk

• As a class we read Anna Carey's article in the Irish Independent, October 16, with great interest. The article was a great starting point for an in-depth class discussion. One aspect, however, disappointed us and that was the photograph that went with the article.

Why, in an article questioning the media's impact on a teenager's own body image, would you include a picture of a skinny model smoking a cigarette?

What message do you think this is sending to young readers of this article?

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