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dc.creatorNelkin, Dorothyen
dc.date.accessioned2015-05-05T18:29:16Zen
dc.date.available2015-05-05T18:29:16Zen
dc.date.created1991en
dc.date.issued1991en
dc.identifier10.2307/3350206en
dc.identifier.bibliographicCitationMilbank Quarterly. 1991; 69(2): 293-307.en
dc.identifier.issn0887-378Xen
dc.identifier.urihttp://worldcatlibraries.org/registry/gateway?version=1.0&url_ver=Z39.88-2004&rft_val_fmt=info:ofi/fmt:kev:mtx:journal&atitle=Aids+and+the+News+Media&title=Milbank+Quarterly.++&volume=69&issue=2&pages=293-307&date=1991&au=Nelkin,+Dorothyen
dc.identifier.urihttp://dx.doi.org/10.2307/3350206en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10822/735021en
dc.description.abstractThis article is about how AIDS is reported in newspapers and popular magazines. I am focusing on the print media because they are a major source of news about AIDS, for television conveys mainly images, often through fictionalized accounts. As background, I will first review some general characteristics of risk reporting, suggesting how the norms and practices of journalism, the technical uncertainties of risk evaluation, and the pressures applied by various advocacy groups influence the news. I will illustrate how these pressures and constraints have affected the coverage of AIDS. Finally, using the case of AIDS, I will draw from studies of risk communication to suggest the influence of the print media on public perceptions, personal behavior, and policy agendas; that is, on the issues of concern to David Willis [editor of theen
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dc.languageenen
dc.sourceBRL:KIE/35990en
dc.subjectAidsen
dc.subjectCommunicationen
dc.subjectDissenten
dc.subjectEvaluationen
dc.subjectHealthen
dc.subjectHomosexualsen
dc.subjectInformation Disseminationen
dc.subjectInternational Aspectsen
dc.subjectJournalismen
dc.subjectMass Mediaen
dc.subjectPolitical Activityen
dc.subjectPublic Policyen
dc.subjectReviewen
dc.subjectRisken
dc.subjectReportingen
dc.subjectSexualityen
dc.subjectSocial Impacten
dc.subjectStigmatizationen
dc.titleAIDS and the News Mediaen
dc.provenanceDigital citation created by the National Reference Center for Bioethics Literature at Georgetown University for the BIOETHICSLINE database, part of the Kennedy Institute of Ethics' Bioethics Information Retrieval Project funded by the United States National Library of Medicine.en
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