Addiction Issues - Drugs and the Media

Organizations

  • About Face San Francisco-based organization that combats negative media images about women; offers very interesting gallery of offending companies and their ads
  • Booze News Contains up-to-date reports, fact sheets, regulatory petitions and comments, policy news, links, and historical information on federal alcohol policy issues
  • Center for Media Literacy Promotes critical thinking skills in analyzing and evaluating media
  • Commercial Alert Organization that opposes the excesses of commercialism, advertising, and marketing aimed at children
  • Entertainment Industries Council Organization that encourages the entertainment industry to more effectively address and accurately depict major public health and social issues
  • Media Awareness Network Canadian site offering media information to parents, students, and educators
  • Media Literacy Online Project Media literacy gateway offering links to instructional media, lesson plans, guides, museums, and organizations
  • Teen Health and the Media Media literacy site covering teen sexuality, suicide and violence, food and body image, and alcohol and drugs
  • Welcome to Badvertising Country Witty and creative site that produces counter-advertising messages to expose the manipulative and deceitful practices of the tobacco industry
  • Youth Media Network California project addressing tobacco media literacy

Reports

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