Suitable both for solo learners and groups
The exercise presents a worksheet with useful questions to guide you when working on the context of a motion. Read the motion listed below and do the tasks.
Motion - “This House would limit media coverage of mass shootings”
Identify and describe at least two critical points related to the problem determined by the status quo.
(See Answer 1)
Describe current and future social trends that could be influenced by limiting media coverage of mass shootings.
(See Answer 2)
Provide at least one historical parallel that supports your position on limiting media coverage of mass shootings.
(See Answer 3)
Identify and explain the underlying principles connecting the critical points, social trends, and historical parallels.
(See Answer 4)
In the past, a restrictive media approach to sensitive topics such as suicide has shown significant benefits. When the media began treating suicide with greater caution, a decrease in suicide cases was observed, suggesting that a similar limitation could positively impact the frequency of mass shootings.