Online health information – what the newspapers tell their readers: a systematic content analysis

@inproceedings{McCaw2014OnlineHI,
  title={Online health information – what the newspapers tell their readers: a systematic content analysis},
  author={Brian A McCaw and Kieran McGlade and James C McElnay},
  booktitle={BMC public health},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND This study investigated the nature of newspaper reporting about online health information in the UK and US. Internet users frequently search for health information online, although the accuracy of the information retrieved varies greatly and can be misleading. Newspapers have the potential to influence public health behaviours, but information has been lacking in relation to how newspapers portray online health information to their readers. METHODS The newspaper database Nexis®UK… CONTINUE READING