Crisis and Emergency Risk Messaging in Mass Media News Stories: Is the Public Getting the Information They Need to Protect Their Health?

Abstract

The mass media provide an important channel for delivering crisis and emergency risk information to the public. We conducted a content analysis of 369 newspaper and television broadcast stories covering natural disaster and foodborne outbreak events and coded for seven best practices in crisis and emergency risk messaging. On average, slightly less than two… (More)
DOI: 10.1080/10410236.2015.1049728

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@article{Parmer2016CrisisAE, title={Crisis and Emergency Risk Messaging in Mass Media News Stories: Is the Public Getting the Information They Need to Protect Their Health?}, author={John E Parmer and Cynthia Baur and Dogan Eroglu and Keri M Lubell and Christine E. Prue and Barbara S Reynolds and James B. Weaver}, journal={Health communication}, year={2016}, volume={31 10}, pages={1215-22} }