TITLE

Youth Challenge Media Coverage

PUB. DATE
February 2005
SOURCE
Literary Cavalcade;Feb2005, Vol. 57 Issue 5, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the role of media in portraying teens as menaces to the society. One study claimed that 71 percent of press stories about youth had a negative slant, usually involving violence and crime. Some youth groups too have this opinion. Together with the magazine Young People Now and Citizen Y, a teen activist group, Children's Express, a news agency where young people produce news and feature stories, is trying to polish that image. People are appealed to do a one-week study of local news coverage of teens and youth issues in newspapers and television and find out the percentage of positive stories.
ACCESSION #
15796163

 

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