Television news' coverage of motor-vehicle crashes.

@article{Beullens2008TelevisionNC,
  title={Television news' coverage of motor-vehicle crashes.},
  author={K. Beullens and K. Roe and J. Van den Bulck},
  journal={Journal of safety research},
  year={2008},
  volume={39 5},
  pages={
          547-53
        }
}
PROBLEM Traffic crashes are a major cause of injury and death. Although it has been argued that a skewed estimation of personal risks may be partly attributable to news representations of mortality causes, the manners in which traffic crashes are covered in the news have not received much attention in the literature. METHOD The current study used content analysis to examine the framing of traffic crashes in television news. RESULTS The data indicated that Flemish television news does not… Expand
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