Heading off to Kansas City for an International Fine Arts Deans conference. Hoping to get some ribs while I’m there.
Here’s a little bit of absurdity… 5 Ridiculous Anti-Drugs Posters
Of course, there have been plenty of others, but these are a pretty bizarre bunch.
Speaking of irresponsibility… Do the media talk down to teenagers over drugs? (Hint: the answer is “yes”)
And, according to one of its authors, the reporting of studies around drugs such as this can leave young people more confused because the issues are often oversimplified and subject to spin. […] “When we do our research, we want it to have an impact in the real world, we want to give the best advice. But we find it frustrating that, so often, the media give exaggerated headlines. Sometimes, it is even untrue and you wonder if the journalist has read the piece,” said Professor Curran.