Cancer coverage in general-audience and Black newspapers.

  title={Cancer coverage in general-audience and Black newspapers.},
  author={Elisia Cohen and Charlene A Caburnay and Douglas A. Luke and Shelly Rodgers and Glen T. Cameron and Matthew W Kreuter},
  journal={Health communication},
  volume={23 5},
This article presents findings from the first study of cancer news coverage in a national sample of Black and general-audience newspapers. We compared 2,439 health news stories from 23 weekly Black newspapers to 2,767 health news stories from a constructed week sample of 12 daily general-audience newspapers, both collected between April 1, 2004, and March 31, 2005. Analyses examined differences in the amount and nature of cancer coverage, specifically cancer sites, disparities, localization… CONTINUE READING

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