Ross MacKenzie

Summary

Affiliation: University of Sydney
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. pmc 'A matter of faith, not science': analysis of media coverage of prostate cancer screening in Australian news media 2003-2006
    Ross MacKenzie
    School of Public Health, University of Sydney 2006, Australia
    J R Soc Med 100:513-21. 2007
  2. pmc Media influence on Herceptin subsidization in Australia: application of the rule of rescue?
    Ross MacKenzie
    School of Public Health, University of Sydney 2006, Australia
    J R Soc Med 101:305-12. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Philanthropy, politics and promotion: Philip Morris' "charitable contributions" in Thailand
    Ross MacKenzie
    Ross MacKenzie, Research Assistant, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, New South Wales 2006, Australia
    Tob Control 17:284-5. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint "The news is [not] all good": misrepresentations and inaccuracies in Australian news media reports on prostate cancer screening
    Ross MacKenzie
    School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Med J Aust 187:507-10. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Mixed messages and a missed opportunity: Australian news media coverage of Clare Oliver's campaign against solaria
    Ross MacKenzie
    School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW
    Med J Aust 189:371-4. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Smoking-related disease on Australian television news: inaccurate portrayals may contribute to public misconceptions
    Ross MacKenzie
    School of Public Health, University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Aust N Z J Public Health 33:144-6. 2009
  7. doi request reprint "No respecter of youth": over-representation of young women in Australian television coverage of breast cancer
    Ross MacKenzie
    School of Public Health A27, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    J Cancer Educ 25:565-70. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint The content and structure of Australian television reportage on health and medicine, 2005-2009: parameters to guide health workers
    Simon Chapman
    School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Med J Aust 191:620-4. 2009
  9. doi request reprint 'A disease many people still feel uncomfortable talking about': Australian television coverage of colorectal cancer
    Ross MacKenzie
    School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Psychooncology 19:283-8. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Framing responsibility: coverage of lung cancer among smokers and non-smokers in Australian television news
    Ross MacKenzie
    School of Public Health, University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Aust N Z J Public Health 35:66-70. 2011

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. pmc 'A matter of faith, not science': analysis of media coverage of prostate cancer screening in Australian news media 2003-2006
    Ross MacKenzie
    School of Public Health, University of Sydney 2006, Australia
    J R Soc Med 100:513-21. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to examine media coverage of prostate-cancer screening in Australia...
  2. pmc Media influence on Herceptin subsidization in Australia: application of the rule of rescue?
    Ross MacKenzie
    School of Public Health, University of Sydney 2006, Australia
    J R Soc Med 101:305-12. 2008
    ..The cost to the government would be A$470 million over three years for treatment of an estimated 2100 women annually...
  3. doi request reprint Philanthropy, politics and promotion: Philip Morris' "charitable contributions" in Thailand
    Ross MacKenzie
    Ross MacKenzie, Research Assistant, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, New South Wales 2006, Australia
    Tob Control 17:284-5. 2008
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  4. ncbi request reprint "The news is [not] all good": misrepresentations and inaccuracies in Australian news media reports on prostate cancer screening
    Ross MacKenzie
    School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Med J Aust 187:507-10. 2007
    ..To list and critically review recent inaccurate statements made by advocates of prostate cancer screening in Australian news media...
  5. ncbi request reprint Mixed messages and a missed opportunity: Australian news media coverage of Clare Oliver's campaign against solaria
    Ross MacKenzie
    School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW
    Med J Aust 189:371-4. 2008
    ..To review television and print media coverage of the campaign to regulate solaria that was initiated by Clare Oliver before her death from melanoma in late 2007, and to investigate how the media constructed the aetiology of her disease...
  6. doi request reprint Smoking-related disease on Australian television news: inaccurate portrayals may contribute to public misconceptions
    Ross MacKenzie
    School of Public Health, University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Aust N Z J Public Health 33:144-6. 2009
    ..To describe the range and frequency of reportage of tobacco-related disease on Australian television news...
  7. doi request reprint "No respecter of youth": over-representation of young women in Australian television coverage of breast cancer
    Ross MacKenzie
    School of Public Health A27, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    J Cancer Educ 25:565-70. 2010
    ..Overrepresentation of young women with breast cancer in television news coverage does not reflect the epidemiology of the disease. This imbalance may contribute to public uncertainty regarding screening policy...
  8. ncbi request reprint The content and structure of Australian television reportage on health and medicine, 2005-2009: parameters to guide health workers
    Simon Chapman
    School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Med J Aust 191:620-4. 2009
    ..To describe the content and structure of health and medical news and current affairs reportage on free-to-air television in Sydney, New South Wales...
  9. doi request reprint 'A disease many people still feel uncomfortable talking about': Australian television coverage of colorectal cancer
    Ross MacKenzie
    School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Psychooncology 19:283-8. 2010
    ..To examine the coverage of colorectal cancer on Australian television news over a 3 year period commencing May 2005, and compare it with that given to other cancers...
  10. doi request reprint Framing responsibility: coverage of lung cancer among smokers and non-smokers in Australian television news
    Ross MacKenzie
    School of Public Health, University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Aust N Z J Public Health 35:66-70. 2011
    ..To analyse news portrayals of lung cancer and associated inferences about responsibility in Australian television news...
  11. ncbi request reprint The newsworthiness of cancer in Australian television news
    Ross MacKenzie
    School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Med J Aust 189:155-8. 2008
    ..To test the hypothesis that television news coverage of different cancers reflects their incidence and burden, and to examine the journalistic approaches used in reporting cancer...
  12. doi request reprint Pig's blood in cigarette filters: how a single news release highlighted tobacco industry concealment of cigarette ingredients
    Ross MacKenzie
    School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Australia
    Tob Control 20:169-72. 2011
    ..The case study illustrates the power of press releases to ignite major interest in tobacco control issues...
  13. pmc "A good personal scientific relationship": Philip Morris scientists and the Chulabhorn Research Institute, Bangkok
    Ross MacKenzie
    School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    PLoS Med 5:1737-48. 2008
    ..Her Royal Highness Princess Chulabhorn, the daughter of the King of Thailand, and it has assumed international significance via its designation as a World Health Organization (WHO) Collaborating Centre in December 2005...
  14. pmc The global research neglect of unassisted smoking cessation: causes and consequences
    Simon Chapman
    School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Australia
    PLoS Med 7:e1000216. 2010
    Simon Chapman and Ross MacKenzie review the evidence and argue that health promotion messages should emphasize that the most successful method used by most ex-smokers is unassisted cessation.
  15. ncbi request reprint The Australian health news research collaboration
    Simon Chapman
    Med J Aust 186:326. 2007
  16. ncbi request reprint Natriuretic peptide testing--ready for insurance screening?
    Ross MacKenzie
    J Insur Med 39:153-6. 2007