Does the media create more harm than good?

In this lesson, we will reflect on the role of the media in society and reflect on some of the issues raised in previous lessons. We will then evaluate whether or not the actions of the media can always be justified.

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.According to the research mentioned in the lesson, which source below did people in the UK trust most?

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Q2.True or false: Sometimes an article will deliberately use emotive language to get a reaction from the reader?

2/5

Q3.One of the oldest examples of false information being published is often given what name?

3/5

Q4.What does the 'V' in REVIEW stand for?

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Q5.A piece of information which is truthful and is shared with the aim of harming the reputation of the person it is about, would best be described with which of these words?

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.According to the research mentioned in the lesson, which source below did people in the UK trust most?

1/5

Q2.True or false: Sometimes an article will deliberately use emotive language to get a reaction from the reader?

2/5

Q3.One of the oldest examples of false information being published is often given what name?

3/5

Q4.What does the 'V' in REVIEW stand for?

4/5

Q5.A piece of information which is truthful and is shared with the aim of harming the reputation of the person it is about, would best be described with which of these words?

5/5

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Quiz:

Does the media create more harm than good?

Check your learning by doing this quick quiz!

Q1.Which of these was not one of the news values we discussed?

1/5

Q2.True or false: newspaper front pages were mentioned as one way the media can hold people to account?

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Q3.Would the argument 'codes of conduct stop bad behaviour' best be used to show that the media can harm, or that the media can help?

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Q4.What format to develop an argument did Mr Joy suggest that you use?

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Q5.Why did Mr Joy suggest that the summer holidays were better than the winter holidays in his example argument?

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Does the media create more harm than good?

Check your learning by doing this quick quiz!

Q1.Which of these was not one of the news values we discussed?

1/5

Q2.True or false: newspaper front pages were mentioned as one way the media can hold people to account?

2/5

Q3.Would the argument 'codes of conduct stop bad behaviour' best be used to show that the media can harm, or that the media can help?

3/5

Q4.What format to develop an argument did Mr Joy suggest that you use?

4/5

Q5.Why did Mr Joy suggest that the summer holidays were better than the winter holidays in his example argument?

5/5

Lesson summary: Does the media create more harm than good?

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