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Monitoring advertisements



A drug is any non-food substance that when put into the body changes the way the body or mind works – including tobacco. Newspapers, the Internet and television frequently contain advertising for smoking or smoking substitutes. Monitor the St. Petersburg Times and your favorite television station for a week. In your journal, write down each time you see an advertisement for tobacco or a tobacco alternative. Do you think you are being bombarded with these images? What is the message that is being conveyed in these advertisements? Share your thoughts and what you have learned here on the NIE Blogging Zone.

[Last modified: Friday, September 24, 2010 1:45pm]


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