Essay (Media assessment)
Monday, Midnight Week 13
2,000 - 2500 words (excluding references)
This is a written assignment, students are expected to: Critically analyse the role and power of the Australian media. Its influence and potential impact on culturally safe health care in multicultural Australian society. Please use two media articles
For the purposes of this assignment, the definition of media is: The main means of mass communication through broadcasting and publishing and the internet (TV, radio, newspapers etc.) that reach or influence people widely.
Please note: material including cartoons, posters, health promotion YouTube clips, episodes from TV series , websites or academic journal articles and government publications are not media items unless they are discussed and cited as a media release or news item. The online news journal "The Conversation" is also not permitted.
Articles MUST not be older than 2 years
Please note that only one article MAY relate directly or indirectly to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health.
It is advisable to start thinking about the topic throughout the semester, being alert to media items and collect them before you commence writing the assessment. Please note that the two media items must be drawn from different media sources and...