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Social Justice is the justice that is exercised within a specific community, and more particularly as it is carried out among and by different social groups within the society. Social justice entails different issues that range from equity, environmental, immigration and child welfare among others. In the study conducted by Rideout, Foehr and Roberts (2010), the main area of focus is the child welfare. The study focuses on the effect of media technology, and more so television on people aged between 8 years and 18 years. The authors address various forms of media such as cell phones, video games, computers, print media music and other audio media, as well as television impact on young people. The authors address the various issues regarding media and young people by conducting surveys, analyzing findings and finally giving suggestions of how the issues can be tackled.
The tittle of the study is Generation M2: Media in lives of 8 to 18 year olds (Rideout, Foehr & Roberts, 2010). The study was conducted by three scholars namely Victoria Rideout, Ulla Foer and Donald Roberts. The online link to the results of the study conducted by the scholars is www.kff.org/entmedia/upload/8010.pdf. The study was wholly sponsored by the Henry J. Kaiser family foundation, in USA. The study was conducted between 20th October, 2008 and 7th May, 2009 in the United States with an aim of understanding media role among young people (Rideout, Foehr & Roberts, 2010). The study main aim of conducting the study was to promote healthy development of adolescents and children. It was also aimed at creating a better understanding of healthy child development to parents, policymakers, educators, pediatricians, public health groups, as well as children’s advocates.
The study incorporated a group of two thousand and two correspondents selected from…...

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