Activity 26 NEWS ANALYSIS - PROBLEMS EXPERIENCED BY FAMILIES IN RELATION TO SOCIETY1 by Shirley Zimmerman University of Minnesota For the next two sessions, students will analyze a news article that discusses some problem experienced by families in relation to society, or is the result of some policy, from the perspective of one of the family frameworks featured for each of the sessions and be prepared to: Identify the problem as it relates to families and the policy or problem that it raises or creates. Apply the family framework under review for today to analyze the implications of the problem for families, using the concepts associated with the framework and providing illustrations from the article. One student will chair the discussion, another will record and summarize it, and another will observe the process and climate of the group, sharing his or her observations with the group. The summary will be turned in at the end of class signed by all group members. 1 Note. “News Analysis - Problems Experienced by Families in Relation to Society,” by Shirley Zimmerman. Reprinted with permission.