Elizabeth Handsley- Media influence on young people – Hope 103.2

Elizabeth Handsley- Media influence on young people

There has been an enormous response to Miley Cyrus’ sexualised image and it has people concerned. Professor Elizabeth Handsley from the Australian Council on Children and the Media talks about the negative effects of media on young people. She a child’s development is affected by what they read, watch and listen to. She also talks about whether there needs to be better censorship of video clips and online images.