Environmental Issues

Select an article from the mass media (newspaper) that deals with an “environmental” health issue.

Analyze and critique the article by answering the following questions:

1-What are the characteristics of the community involved?

2-What appears to be the sources of the problem?

3-What evidence is provided in the article to substantiate the cause?

4-Does the news coverage describe health effects?

5-What population is at risk?

6–Does the coverage provide adequate information for consumers to understand the problem and seek any needed assistance?

7-How would you improve this article for better public awareness?

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