Risk communication discourse: A content analysis of some Australian media coverage of cyclones in Queensland, Australia in 2011

@article{Alharbi2014RiskCD,
  title={Risk communication discourse: A content analysis of some Australian media coverage of cyclones in Queensland, Australia in 2011},
  author={Ahlam Alharbi},
  journal={journal of new results in science},
  year={2014},
  volume={11},
  pages={1019-1036}
}
  • Ahlam Alharbi
  • Published 2014
  • Political Science
  • journal of new results in science
As a cross-disciplinary field, the risk communication (RC) discourse is complex. Thereof, media coverage of disasters as a fundamental resource of RC should be examined to guarantee successful delivery of risk information. Thus, this study investigated the content of risk information of cyclone-related news of the Brisbane Times and The Australian newspapers. It scrutinized the different types of risk-related messages by means of a quantitative content analysis based on the Extended Parallel… Expand

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