Journalists and jabs: Media coverage of the MMR vaccine

@inproceedings{Speers2004JournalistsAJ,
  title={Journalists and jabs: Media coverage of the MMR vaccine},
  author={T. Speers and Justin Lewis},
  booktitle={Communication \& medicine},
  year={2004}
}
Abstract The MMR vaccine became front-page news in early February 2002, in a much reported controversy about alleged links between MMR and autism. We examine both media content and public opinion and knowledge to explore how this controversy was presented, and, in turn, how this coverage influenced public perceptions. The news coverage of MMR was monitored over a seven and a half month period from 28 January to 15 September, 2002. Two national surveys were conducted—in April and in October… Expand
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