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Title: An analysis of media items and its impact on Australian Indigenous people’s health and wellbeing issues. Value: 40 % Length: up to 1500 words Due Date: Monday Week 12 BACKGROUND TO TASK: According to Stoneham, Goodman and Daube (2014), one factor impacting on the relationship of Indigenous Australians with mainstream society is the media portrayal of Indigenous people and issues, in this unit the issue is health. These authors’ examined media portrayals of Indigenous Australians’ public health issues in selected media over a 12-month period. Before starting assessment 3 read the article titled “The Portrayal of indigenous health in selected Australian media” that you can find in a CDU library search. Notice the comments in the notes and discussion section. Balvin and Kashima (2012) and Larson, Gillies, Howard and Coffin (2007) cited in Stoneham, Goodman and Daube (2014) note that that negative news reporting impacts on the self –esteem Australian Indigenous people and perpetuates Indigenous stereotypes within mainstream society. Larson et al., argue that this is discrimination and a determinant of health and that until change occurs in the perception of the dominant Australian culture, public health, education and employment opportunities will be at risk for Indigenous Australians. This assignment draws on the work of Stoneham, Goodman and Daube (2014) to provide a framework for you to examine current health and well-being issues related to the health of Australian Indigenous peoples. This assignment relates to the four learning outcomes for this unit. AIM: To explore current health issues affecting the health and wellbeing of Indigenous Australians by examining media items and identifying how media is used to report Australian Indigenous peoples’ health issues TASK: Explore a range of media for news items related to Indigenous Australian’s health. This can include, news items in daily papers, journals, television or radio, websites, magazines. You will need to provide a link to your articles.Choose three items about one of the following topics: That is, three items about nutrition, three items about mental health or three items about smoking. Nutrition Mental Health Smoking Read the article, analyse and make notes guided by the following criteria:Assess each article according to negative, positive or neutral qualities as per Stoneham, Goodman and Daube(2014)p.3. Hsc203 Indigenous Health Perspectives                 Assignment 3                                                                                      1 Link the issues as presented in the topics with the unit learning outcomes. CORE CRITERIA AND MARKING RUBRIC. #Core CriteriaMarks1Identify one key measure in each media item15%Link literature to relevant dataMarkingExcellentGoodSatisfactoryLimitedUnsatisfactory(15-13)(12-10)(9 -6)(5-3)(2-0)ExcellentGood overviewSatisfactoryLimited coverage ofMinimaloverview and linkand link tooverview and link tomedia item andunderstanding ofto currentrelevant data/anddataliterature link to datacore criteriadata/statisticsstatistics2Link the health issue with one or more of the unit learning outcomes15%MarkingExcellentGoodSatisfactoryLimitedUnsatisfactory(15-13)(12-10)(9 -6)(5-3)(2-0)Insightful, well-GoodDemonstrated anLimited evidence andMinimalstructured andunderstandingunderstanding ofcomprehension ofdevelopment ofexcellentand competencecriteria.criteria.core criteria.understanding ofin addressing corethe criteria.criteria.3Identify the positive, negative or neutral qualities of the media items25%MarkingExcellentGoodSatisfactoryLimitedUnsatisfactory(25-22)(21 – 17)(16-11)(10-5)(5-0)ExcellentProvides a clearReasonableLimitedUnsatisfactoryidentification ofunderstanding ofidentification ofunderstanding ofidentification ofthe mediamedia itemsmedia itemsmedia itemsqualities.4Briefly explore the impact of the positive, negative or neutral qualities of the media items  30%Markingcould have on the reader.ExcellentGoodSatisfactoryLimitedUnsatisfactory(30- 26)(25 – 19)(18- 12)(11- 5)(5-0)Insightful analysisProvides a veryDemonstrated anLimited connectionCore criteria isof the influencesgoodunderstanding ofto how media cannot clearlyof media itemsunderstanding ofcore criteria.influence items andinfluence 5Written Expression, structure, logical sequencing and flow of information. 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