Blowing the Whistle On Big Tobacco Propaganda
In this media literacy activity students analyze a cigarette ad, an excerpt from an investigative documentary, a clip from a TV news program and a clip from a dramatic feature film for messages about the tobacco industry’s efforts to mislead the public about the health consequences of smoking.
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Relevant Subject Area(s)Health, Psychology, Film/Video Arts, Commercial Arts/Advertising, Journalism, Consumer Education, Economics, Sociology
Grade Level(s)Middle School, High School
Media Type(s)Web Videoweb Videoweb Videoweb Videodocumentary Film, Feature Film, News Video, Television Commercial/PSA, Television Program
View StandardsResource Standard Common Core ELA Strand
Reading: Literature (RL), Speaking and Listening (SL)