|Exploring critical thinking skills to avoid manipulation and undue influence.|
|How to recognize and resist a possible cult recruitment.|
|What makes cults different?|
|Cults in a free society: rights and responsibilities.|
|Why do people leave cults?|
|One former cult member's story|
|After the cult: problems and opportunities|
|How cults affect family members of those who join.|
|What makes young people vulnerable to cultic recruitment?|
Eligibility of submission
To qualify for submission: articles must be first published in an eligible secondary school-affiliated publication during the 1997/98 school year.
AFF's 1998/99 Student Journalist Contest awards entries will be evaluated in terms of descriptive power, depth and breadth of reporting, completeness, substance (accuracy and educational value), language, style, and structure.