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:
What are the characteristics of the community involved?
What appears to be the sources of the problem?
What evidence is provided in the article to substantiate the cause?
Does the news coverage describe health effects?
What population is at risk?
Does the coverage provide adequate information for consumers to understand the problem and seek any needed assistance?
How would you improve this article for better public awareness?