What topic will you choose?

  1. The unethical portrayal of Marriage in the Media e.g. in reality and non-reality TV OR
  2. The unethical portrayal of life’s aspirations and goals i.e. ‘Fame and Fortune’ OR
  3. The unethical portrayal of the social vices of  pre marital sex

What search terms could you use?
“Reality TV” impact, concerns, problems

“Rich and famous”, media, portrayal

Pre marital sex , media

Ethics and media

Reality television effects on society

“Catholic church teachings” premarital sex

“Catholic church teachings” poverty


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Great for journal articles. Try “reality television effects on society” for search terms

Church teachings – Ensure good quality authors

Pope Benedict XVI 2009, Catholic Social Teaching on Poverty, an Option for the Poor, and the Common Good, Department of Justice. Peace and Human Development, viewed 22 May 2018, < http://< 

Mercatornet and pre marital sex

Archbishop Anthony Fisher 2017, Between ideal and reality: what future for marriage in Australia? viewed 22 May 2018, < http://<

Why are churches filled with riches when Jesus asked his followers to give their wealth away? – Quora n.d., viewed 22 May 2018, < 

Bibliography guide

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Journal article

Nahas, A 2018, ‘THE BACHELOR’S ARIE & LAUREN ‘It Was All Worth It’. (cover story)’, People, 89, 13, pp. 44-50, Australia/New Zealand Reference Centre, EBSCOhost, viewed 21 May 2018.

McVeigh, M 2013, ‘Alternatives to trash reality TV’, Eureka Street, vol. 23, no. 24, pp. 1–2 In EBSCOWinner, LF 2005, ‘Deeper into Chastity. (cover story)’, Christianity Today, vol. 49, no. 5, pp. 32–33

Winner, LF 2005, ‘Deeper into Chastity. (cover story)’, Christianity Today, vol. 49, no. 5, pp. 32–33 in EBSCO


Stereotypes in the media 2016, , Clickview Video, from


Lang, J 2004, ‘THE UGLY SIDE OF reality TV’, Woman’s Day (Australia Edition), 56, 24, p. 17, Australia/New Zealand Reference Centre, EBSCOhost, viewed 18 May 2017.


Healey, Justin(ed.),2013. Media ethics and regulation. Spinney Press, Melbourne.