Task 2C: English-language media coverage of Ebola epidemic

Here we will offer you some suggestion you can take into account when you discuss what effect the English-language media coverage of the Ebola epidemic has had. We will base our discussion on two pictures and two short texts provided in the exam set.

Outlines

Picture 1 is a cartoon depicting a reporter and a photographer trying to interview an Ebola patient on the hospital bed.

Picture 2 is a cartoon titled “A serious outbreak of stupid”. The cartoon shows two persons wearing protection suits and dragging a woman by force away from a crowd screaming “Quarantine her!!!”. The woman says “I came from the library, not Liberia”, and the persons carrying her answer “You can never be too careful”.

Media coverage Text 1 is a report on lawmakers and infectious diseases experts investigating the possibility of a terrorist attack with the Ebola virus.

Media coverage Text 2 is a report on one of the Ebola virus effects, stigma (shame, disgrace).  According to the report, those who had the virus or work...

Teksten som vises ovenfor er bare et utdrag. Kun medlemmer kan se hele innholdet.

Få tilgang til hele nettboken.

Som medlem av Studienett.no får du tilgang til alt innholdet.

Kjøp medlemskap nå

Allerede medlem? Logg inn