Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, October 9th, 2007
"This study analyzed four major USA. newspapers to assess the quality of coverage related to risks posed by avian flu. ''Quality of coverage'' was examined with a five-dimension conceptualization that included measures of risk magnitude, self-efficacy, risk comparisons, sensationalism, and thematic and episodic framing. Findings revealed that coverage was dominated by episodic frames, exhibited high sensationalism, and contained minimal information promoting...
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