Eng 8/8H Fake News Inquiry

November 3, 2018

Cite Fast – use this online resource to create your works cited list

Use your critical thinking skills & the tools/strategies that you’ve learned when using the links below. 

Inquiry question:  To what extent does the media influence our ….

General Websites 
How does the media influence people?  
How the media controls our actions – Technician
How the Media Controls Your Reality – Social Rebirth
How Media Use Affects Your Child – Kids Health 
How Strongly Can Social Media Influence and Control People’s Lives? – Voice of Youth 
Impact of media use on children and youth – Paediatrics Child Health
Media influence on teenagers – raisingchildren.ent.au

Food/Body Image/Self Perception 
The Impact of food advertising on childhood obesity – American Psychological Association 
Social Media and Self-Doubt 
How Social Media Affects Our Self-Perception – PsychCentral 
Media’s Influence on Social Norms and Identity Development of Youth 
Body Image, Self-Esteem, and Mental Health 

Relationships and Morality  
Does Using Social Media Make You Lonely? – Psychology Today 
Relationships and Social Media – The Spark 
Friendship in the Age of Social Media – Huffington Post 
Signs Social Media is Ruining Teen Friendships – verywellfamily 
The Negative Effect of Social Media Can Have on Relationships – StudyBreak  
Is social media messing with children’s morals? – The Conversation
Social media harms moral development, parents say – BBC News 
Social Media’s Sucker Punch – Canadian Mental Health Association 
Stigma and Discrimination -Canadian Mental Health Association 
Young adults use social media to create supportive communities – Canadian Mental Health Association 
Morality and Social Media: Have You Considered the Impact? – Growing Leaders 
Impact of Social Media on Adolescent Behavioral Health in California 
Eating Disorders – Canadian Mental Health Association

Video Games 
Violence in Media – Psychologists study TV and Video Game Violence for Potential Harmful Effects – American Psychological Association 

How can using social media affect my teen’s sleep habit? 
The Impact of Media Use on Adolescent Sleep Efficiency – US National Library of Medicine National Institute of Health

How Social Media Affects Your Creativity – Designorate

Mental Health/Behaviour 
How Facebook Makes Us Unhappy – New Yorker  
How to Maker Your Life Happier Through Social Media – PsychCentral
Is Social Media Making People Depressed? – IFSCIENCE!  
Social Media Could be Harming Your Teen’s Mental Health – Psychology Today
Media, Teens & Mental Health: Quick Tips for Parents Peninsula Health District
Social Health: Teenagers’ Mental Health and Social Media 
The role of media in forming attitudes towards mental illness 
Is your online addiction making you anxious? – Anxiety.org 
Traumatic events in the news Causes spikes in stress – Anxiety.org 
Creating a strong online identity may contribute to depression, anxiety, and other problems – Anxiety.org 
Why Social Media Makes Us Angrier – and More Extreme – Psychology Today 
Social Media and Mental Health 
Mass Media and Moral Development of a Child

Political Opinions
Sorry, mom and dad: when it comes to voting, we listen to our friends and co-workers, not our folks – Global Issues in Context (password required) 
The political influence of the media
6 ways the media influence elections – University of Oregon 
How Politicians Use Media to Win Elections 
Media Bias
Definition of propaganda – Merriam-Webster dictionary

How Social Media is Influencing Purchase Decisions 
How social media influences consumer buying decisions – Bizjournal
How Social Media Influences Shopping Behavior – eMarketer 
Media’s Use of Propaganda to Persuade People’s Attitudes, Beliefs and Behaviors 
We’re going to Vote Liberal image

Time Management & Interests
Technology and Time Management – Huffington Post 
Impact of Social Media Addiction in Families 
Social Media Addiction 
Media Addiction – Center on Media and Child Health 
Teens spend nearly nine hours every day consuming media 

Lengthy Information about Media
Mass Media and Mental Illness



SS 8H Website Evaluation links

Quora: How does the media influence society?

Media influence on teenagers