Three Mile Island, Chernobyl, and Fukushima: An analysis of traditional and new media coverage of nuclear accidents and radiation

  title={Three Mile Island, Chernobyl, and Fukushima: An analysis of traditional and new media coverage of nuclear accidents and radiation},
  author={Sharon M. Friedman},
  journal={Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists},
  pages={55 - 65}
  • S. Friedman
  • Published 1 September 2011
  • Environmental Science
  • Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists
The Internet made an enormous amount of information on Fukushima available, far more than was provided by the media during the Three Mile Island and Chernobyl accidents. While journalists contributed much of the news about Fukushima, citizens actively participated in blogs and on Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube, exchanging views and directing others to important news articles or videos. The Internet also gave the traditional media many opportunities for better coverage, with more space for… 
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