Young people in the news

I was in Guernsey yesterday talking with press, politicians and other movers and shakers about a largely positive survey of parents and carers:


It included, as it happens, some questions about how young people are portrayed in the news media.  When I arrived, my host Alun Williams showed me a wince-making news story that we feared might come up in questions:

On the day, we hadn't seen the original research (here via DrPetra), so it was hard to know exactly what to make of this, but it reeked of PR-reviewed research:

The indefatigable NIgel Hawkes has done a proper job on it:

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