The media and cancer: education or entertainment? An ethnographic study of European cancer journalists

Abstract

The media plays a vital role in informing the public about new developments in cancer research and influencing cancer policy. This is no easy task, in view of the myriad of trials and wonder drugs that purport to be the 'magic bullet'. However, misrepresentation can have profound consequences. In this qualitative study, we sought to understand the… (More)
DOI: 10.3332/ecancer.2014.423

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