• 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?