U.S. tabloid magazine coverage of a celebrity dating abuse incident: Rihanna and Chris Brown.

@article{Rothman2012USTM,
  title={U.S. tabloid magazine coverage of a celebrity dating abuse incident: Rihanna and Chris Brown.},
  author={Emily F. Rothman and Anita Nagaswaran and R Michael Johnson and Kelley M Adams and Juliane Scrivens and Allyson L Baughman},
  journal={Journal of health communication},
  year={2012},
  volume={17 6},
  pages={733-44}
}
Dating abuse is a prevalent adolescent health problem with substantial public health consequences. As many as 1 in 10 high school students in the United States reports being "hit, slapped, or physically hurt on purpose" by his or her boyfriend or girlfriend in the past year. The authors used the Rihanna-Chris Brown dating abuse incident of 2009 as a case study to conduct what is, to our knowledge, the first assessment of media framing of dating abuse. The authors reviewed the 20 leading U.S… CONTINUE READING
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