Truth or Money: How Advertisers Censor Health Information in Media

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Two compelling texts about tobacco companies' influence over editorial content in print media introduce readers to the concept of advertising censorship. After study and discussion, class members compose a mock "final column" by a magazine journalist whose editors won't allow him to write any more articles about the health hazards of smoking at the request of tobacco advertisers.

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Grade
6th - 9th
Subjects
English Language Arts
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Language
English
Duration
2 days
Instructional Strategies
Project-Based Learning
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Year
2002