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Are there some stories that are just too sensitive for soap operas to cover? Kate Vernon (Project manager) Jessica Stevens (Researcher) Sean Grossett (Content Creator) Leila Siassipour (Presentation and dissemination)
A manner of being extremely controversial, loud or attention grabbing. When choosing to report heavily on stories with shock value or attention grabbing names or events, rather than reporting on more pressing issues to the general public.
Hierarchy of needs http://slamscreen.com/2011/09/23/5-ingredients-of-a-truly-great-film/
Younger target audiences may not find it as shocking
Initially panned by television critics and was subject to adverse press attention BUT was more popular with teenage audiences Aired in 1990’s Are sensitive stories subject to the soap opera they are aired on? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hollyoaks
Do some storylines do more good than bad? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hollyoaks http://www.digitalspy.co.uk/soaps/s13/hollyoaks/news/a136792/hollyoaks-honoured-with-mental-health-award.html http://www.digitalspy.co.uk/soaps/s13/hollyoaks/spoilers/a190256/2721-kathleen-arrives-in-the-village.html http://www.youtube.com/user/bekbek93/videos
Conclusion YES! Some are too sensitive Does raise awareness for such controversial issues http://www.eatingdisordersadvice.co.uk/2011/09/16/personality-factors-that-might-put-a-young-person-at-risk-of-developing-an-eating-disorder/