Katherine Clegg Smith

Summary

Affiliation: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Advancing cancer control research in an emerging news media environment
    Katherine C Smith
    Department of Health, Behavior and Society, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, 624 N Broadway, Rm 726, Baltimore, MD 21205
    J Natl Cancer Inst Monogr 2013:175-81. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Understanding newsworthiness of an emerging pandemic: international newspaper coverage of the H1N1 outbreak
    Katherine C Smith
    Department of Health, Behavior and Society, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Influenza Other Respir Viruses 7:847-53. 2013
  3. doi request reprint "I come from a black-eyed pea background": the incorporation of history into women's discussions of diet and health
    Katherine Clegg Smith
    Department of Health, Behavior and Society, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Ecol Food Nutr 51:79-96. 2012
  4. doi request reprint 'It was a freak accident': an analysis of the labelling of injury events in the US press
    Katherine C Smith
    Johns Hopkins Center for Injury Research and Policy, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Inj Prev 18:38-43. 2012
  5. pmc A healthy mistrust: how worldview relates to attitudes about breast cancer screening in a cross-sectional survey of low-income women
    Ann Carroll Klassen
    Department of Health, Behavior, and Society, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Int J Equity Health 7:5. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint News on tobacco and public attitudes toward smokefree air policies in the United States
    Katherine Clegg Smith
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, United States
    Health Policy 86:42-52. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Relation between newspaper coverage of tobacco issues and smoking attitudes and behaviour among American teens
    K Clegg Smith
    Department of Health, Behavior and Society, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, 624 N Broadway, Room 726, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Tob Control 17:17-24. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Media coverage of celebrity DUIs: teachable moments or problematic social modeling?
    Katherine Clegg Smith
    Department of Health, Behavior and Society, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Alcohol Alcohol 44:256-60. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Print news coverage of cancer: what prevention messages are conveyed when screening is newsworthy?
    Katherine Clegg Smith
    Department of Health, Behavior and Society, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol 34:434-41. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Injection drug users' strategies to manage perceptions of personal risk: how do IDUs see HIV as having affected them?
    Katherine Clegg Smith
    Department of Health, Behavior and Society, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 19:245-57. 2007

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications25

  1. doi request reprint Advancing cancer control research in an emerging news media environment
    Katherine C Smith
    Department of Health, Behavior and Society, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, 624 N Broadway, Rm 726, Baltimore, MD 21205
    J Natl Cancer Inst Monogr 2013:175-81. 2013
    ..In so doing, we articulate a set of questions for future theory and research, in an effort to catalyze innovative communication scholarship to improve cancer prevention and control. ..
  2. doi request reprint Understanding newsworthiness of an emerging pandemic: international newspaper coverage of the H1N1 outbreak
    Katherine C Smith
    Department of Health, Behavior and Society, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Influenza Other Respir Viruses 7:847-53. 2013
    ..We examine factors related to international news coverage of H1N1 during the first month after the outbreak in late April 2009 and consider the news media's role as an information source during an emerging pandemic...
  3. doi request reprint "I come from a black-eyed pea background": the incorporation of history into women's discussions of diet and health
    Katherine Clegg Smith
    Department of Health, Behavior and Society, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Ecol Food Nutr 51:79-96. 2012
    ..We conclude that in these groups, nostalgic presentations of life-course experiences and personal identity were meaningful anchors for explaining current behaviors...
  4. doi request reprint 'It was a freak accident': an analysis of the labelling of injury events in the US press
    Katherine C Smith
    Johns Hopkins Center for Injury Research and Policy, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Inj Prev 18:38-43. 2012
    ..This analysis is intended to contribute to the ongoing consideration of lay conceptualisation of injuries as 'accidents'...
  5. pmc A healthy mistrust: how worldview relates to attitudes about breast cancer screening in a cross-sectional survey of low-income women
    Ann Carroll Klassen
    Department of Health, Behavior, and Society, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Int J Equity Health 7:5. 2008
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  6. ncbi request reprint News on tobacco and public attitudes toward smokefree air policies in the United States
    Katherine Clegg Smith
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, United States
    Health Policy 86:42-52. 2008
    ..Public support is critical as efforts continue to extend protection from secondhand smoke to all. We examine the relationship between state print news coverage of tobacco and public sentiment towards smoking bans...
  7. doi request reprint Relation between newspaper coverage of tobacco issues and smoking attitudes and behaviour among American teens
    K Clegg Smith
    Department of Health, Behavior and Society, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, 624 N Broadway, Room 726, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Tob Control 17:17-24. 2008
    ..Geographic variation in youth smoking prevalence suggests that community-level factors influence risk of tobacco use. We examine the extent to which newspaper coverage of tobacco issues is related to youth smoking attitudes and behaviours...
  8. doi request reprint Media coverage of celebrity DUIs: teachable moments or problematic social modeling?
    Katherine Clegg Smith
    Department of Health, Behavior and Society, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Alcohol Alcohol 44:256-60. 2009
    ..A recent spate of celebrity arrests for drinking and driving (DUI) has received considerable media attention. We asked whether these newsworthy events serve as teachable moments or problematic social modeling for young women...
  9. doi request reprint Print news coverage of cancer: what prevention messages are conveyed when screening is newsworthy?
    Katherine Clegg Smith
    Department of Health, Behavior and Society, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol 34:434-41. 2010
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  10. ncbi request reprint Injection drug users' strategies to manage perceptions of personal risk: how do IDUs see HIV as having affected them?
    Katherine Clegg Smith
    Department of Health, Behavior and Society, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 19:245-57. 2007
    ..We argue that effective HIV prevention should explicitly acknowledge and address the stigmatized IDU identity, rather than assuming readiness for behavior change...
  11. pmc Newspaper coverage of residential fires: an opportunity for prevention communication
    Katherine Clegg Smith
    Health, Behavior and Society, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Inj Prev 13:110-4. 2007
    ..The news media is one available communication channel to promote such strategies, and analyzing current news coverage is a first step towards incorporating media advocacy into injury prevention efforts related to residential fires...
  12. pmc Buying and selling "loosies" in Baltimore: the informal exchange of cigarettes in the community context
    Katherine Clegg Smith
    Health, Behavior and Society, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Rm 726 Hampton House, 624 N Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Urban Health 84:494-507. 2007
    ..Overlooking key community characteristics such as the availability of single cigarettes may serve to intensify health disparities...
  13. ncbi request reprint Textual analysis of tobacco editorials: how are Key media gatekeepers framing the issues?
    Katherine Clegg Smith
    Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, 624 N Broadway, Room 726, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Health Promot 19:361-8. 2005
    ..The news media's potential to promote awareness of health issues is established, and media advocacy is now an important tool in combating tobacco use. This study examines newspaper editors' perspectives of tobacco-related issues...
  14. ncbi request reprint Media advocacy and newspaper coverage of tobacco issues: a comparative analysis of 1 year's print news in the United States and Australia
    Katherine Clegg Smith
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Faculty of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 7:289-99. 2005
    ..The difference in policy conditions seems to offer contrasting opportunities for advocates in the two countries to use newspapers to promote helpful tobacco control messages for both behavior and policy change...
  15. ncbi request reprint Newspaper coverage of youth and tobacco: implications for public health
    Katherine Clegg Smith
    Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Health Commun 19:19-28. 2006
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  16. ncbi request reprint The good news about smoking: how do U.S. newspapers cover tobacco issues?
    Katherine Clegg Smith
    Department of Health, Behavior and Society, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, 624 N Broadway, Rm 726, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Public Health Policy 27:166-81. 2006
    ..Our analysis of coverage of controversial issues also revealed areas where tobacco control efforts seem to pushing against ideological boundaries...
  17. ncbi request reprint Presentation of eating disorders in the news media: What are the implications for patient diagnosis and treatment?
    Sarah K O'Hara
    Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 68:43-51. 2007
    ..This disconnect potentially prevents timely ED diagnosis and reinforces a stigma that limits treatment availability. We examine the presentation of EDs in daily newspapers, an important contributor to shaping public perception of EDs...
  18. doi request reprint Partnering with education and job and training programs for sustainable tobacco control among Baltimore african american young adults
    Katherine Clegg Smith
    Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Prog Community Health Partnersh 3:9-17. 2009
    ..African American young adults who are not in higher education or working are particularly vulnerable to harmful tobacco use, given high smoking rates and limited access to cessation services...
  19. pmc Mixed method approaches to understanding cancer-related dietary risk reduction among public housing residents
    Ann C Klassen
    Department of Health, Behavior and Society, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Urban Health 86:624-40. 2009
    ..Qualitative analyses identified eight themes related to differences between dietary patterns. Findings reinforce the value of nonreductionist approaches to cancer-related nutrition intervention...
  20. ncbi request reprint Australian letters to the editor on tobacco: triggers, rhetoric, and claims of legitimate voice
    Katherine Clegg Smith
    Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Qual Health Res 15:1180-98. 2005
    ..Better understanding is needed of both the particular issues that spark public engagement, and the salient rhetoric employed by advocates of disparate positions...
  21. ncbi request reprint Survivors on Cancer: the portrayal of survivors in print news
    Elizabeth Edsall Kromm
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205 1996, USA
    J Cancer Surviv 1:298-305. 2007
    ..Even though these non-celebrity survivors increasingly serve on the front lines of cancer prevention and advocacy efforts and often engage with media, the role they play in the media discourse on cancer has not been a focus of research...
  22. pmc Women, smoking, and social disadvantage over the life course: a longitudinal study of African American women
    Margaret E Ensminger
    The Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Health, Behavior and Society, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 104:S34-41. 2009
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  23. doi request reprint Yesterday's dinner, tomorrow's weather, today's news? US newspaper coverage of food system contributions to climate change
    Roni A Neff
    Center for a Livable Future, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe Street, Room E2640, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Public Health Nutr 12:1006-14. 2009
    ..There is strong evidence that what we eat and how it is produced affects climate change...
  24. ncbi request reprint Individual versus corporate responsibility for smoking-related illness: Australian press coverage of the Rolah McCabe trial
    Melanie Wakefield
    Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria, Australia
    Health Promot Int 18:297-305. 2003
    ..There is a need to fund public education programs and quit smoking services more adequately to address the complex education task of understanding the nature of addiction to tobacco and the enormity of the health risk...
  25. ncbi request reprint Gifts, bribes and solicitions: print media and the social construction of informal payments to doctors in Taiwan
    Yu Chan Chiu
    Chang Gung University, Health Care Management, 259 Wen Hwa 1st Road, Kwei Shan, Tao Yuan, Taiwan
    Soc Sci Med 64:521-30. 2007
    ..In 2002, seven years after the implementation of NHI, the use of informal payments, though illegal, was still being justified in the print media through allusions to its role in traditional Taiwanese culture...

Research Grants2

  1. ROLES OF THE NEWS MEDIA IN KNOWLEDGE DISSEMINATION AROUND NUTRITIOUS DIET
    Katherine Smith; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Moreover, I will be fully equipped to conduct holistic studies of the news media as a key tool for chronic disease prevention - from news production to audience processing. ..