newspapers

Summary

Summary: Publications printed and distributed daily, weekly, or at some other regular and usually short interval, containing news, articles of opinion (as editorials and letters), features, advertising, and announcements of current interest. (Webster's 3d ed)

Top Publications

  1. pmc The reporting of theoretical health risks by the media: Canadian newspaper reporting of potential blood transmission of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease
    Kumanan Wilson
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    BMC Public Health 4:1. 2004
  2. pmc Tobacco coverage in print media: the use of timing and themes by tobacco control supporters and opposition before a failed tobacco tax initiative
    Jenine K Harris
    Center for Tobacco Policy Research, Saint Louis University School of Public Health, 3545 Lafayette Ave, Suite 300, St Louis, MO 63104, USA
    Tob Control 19:37-43. 2010
  3. pmc Influence of medical journal press releases on the quality of associated newspaper coverage: retrospective cohort study
    Lisa M Schwartz
    VA Outcomes Group, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, White River Junction, VT 05009, USA
    BMJ 344:d8164. 2012
  4. pmc Newspaper coverage of mental illness in the UK, 1992-2008
    Robert Goulden
    Section of Community Mental Health, Health Service and Population Research Department, King s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, De Crespigny Park, London SE5 8AF, UK
    BMC Public Health 11:796. 2011
  5. doi Framing and the marginalisation of evidence in media reportage of policy debate about alcopops, Australia 2008-2009: implications for advocacy
    Andrea S Fogarty
    School of Public Health, The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 30:569-76. 2011
  6. doi Obesity in print: an analysis of daily newspapers
    Anja Hilbert
    Department of Psychology, Philipps University of Marburg, Germany
    Obes Facts 2:46-51. 2009
  7. pmc Quality of pharmaceutical industry press releases based on original research
    Bindee Kuriya
    Department of Rheumatology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    PLoS ONE 3:e2828. 2008
  8. pmc UK newspapers' representations of the 2009-10 outbreak of swine flu: one health scare not over-hyped by the media?
    Shona Hilton
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Hillhead, Glasgow, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 65:941-6. 2011
  9. ncbi Talking about obesity: news framing of who is responsible for causing and fixing the problem
    Sei Hill Kim
    Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama 36849, USA
    J Health Commun 12:359-76. 2007
  10. ncbi News media tracking of tobacco control: a review of sampling methodologies
    W Douglas Evans
    RTI International, Washington, DC 20036, USA
    J Health Commun 10:403-17. 2005

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  1. pmc The reporting of theoretical health risks by the media: Canadian newspaper reporting of potential blood transmission of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease
    Kumanan Wilson
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    BMC Public Health 4:1. 2004
    ..In this article we describe how the Canadian print media reported the theoretical risk of blood transmission of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD)...
  2. pmc Tobacco coverage in print media: the use of timing and themes by tobacco control supporters and opposition before a failed tobacco tax initiative
    Jenine K Harris
    Center for Tobacco Policy Research, Saint Louis University School of Public Health, 3545 Lafayette Ave, Suite 300, St Louis, MO 63104, USA
    Tob Control 19:37-43. 2010
    ..We examined how tobacco issues were presented in Missouri's print media leading up to the 2006 election...
  3. pmc Influence of medical journal press releases on the quality of associated newspaper coverage: retrospective cohort study
    Lisa M Schwartz
    VA Outcomes Group, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, White River Junction, VT 05009, USA
    BMJ 344:d8164. 2012
    ..To determine whether the quality of press releases issued by medical journals can influence the quality of associated newspaper stories...
  4. pmc Newspaper coverage of mental illness in the UK, 1992-2008
    Robert Goulden
    Section of Community Mental Health, Health Service and Population Research Department, King s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, De Crespigny Park, London SE5 8AF, UK
    BMC Public Health 11:796. 2011
    ..This paper analyses trends in newspaper coverage of mental illness in the UK between 1992-2008 across a range of psychiatric diagnoses...
  5. doi Framing and the marginalisation of evidence in media reportage of policy debate about alcopops, Australia 2008-2009: implications for advocacy
    Andrea S Fogarty
    School of Public Health, The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 30:569-76. 2011
    ..The tax was associated with both and overall net reduction in alcohol consumption (2.7%) and reduction specifically in ready-to-drink spirits (26.1%)...
  6. doi Obesity in print: an analysis of daily newspapers
    Anja Hilbert
    Department of Psychology, Philipps University of Marburg, Germany
    Obes Facts 2:46-51. 2009
    ..Based on findings that portrayals of obesity in entertainment media foster weight-related stigmatization, the goal of the current study was to analyze media coverage of obesity in daily newspapers.
  7. pmc Quality of pharmaceutical industry press releases based on original research
    Bindee Kuriya
    Department of Rheumatology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    PLoS ONE 3:e2828. 2008
    ..Therefore, we sought to systematically examine pharmaceutical company press releases about original research for measures of quality...
  8. pmc UK newspapers' representations of the 2009-10 outbreak of swine flu: one health scare not over-hyped by the media?
    Shona Hilton
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Hillhead, Glasgow, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 65:941-6. 2011
    ..A/H1N1, more commonly referred to as swine flu, emerged in Mexico in spring 2009. It rapidly spread across the world and was classed as a global pandemic on 11 June 2009...
  9. ncbi Talking about obesity: news framing of who is responsible for causing and fixing the problem
    Sei Hill Kim
    Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama 36849, USA
    J Health Commun 12:359-76. 2007
    ..Findings also indicate that television news is more likely than newspapers to mention personal solutions, but less likely to attribute the responsibility to society.
  10. ncbi News media tracking of tobacco control: a review of sampling methodologies
    W Douglas Evans
    RTI International, Washington, DC 20036, USA
    J Health Commun 10:403-17. 2005
    ..None of these strategies showed a substantial deviation from the 2000 census of articles. We conclude that sampling coverage can produce estimates statistically equivalent to a census. Researchers should utilize coverage sampling...
  11. ncbi Mass-media, violence and mental illness. Evidence from some Italian newspapers
    Bernardo Carpiniello
    Department of Mental Health, Section of Psychiatry, University of Cagliari, Cagliari, Italy
    Epidemiol Psichiatr Soc 16:251-5. 2007
    ..focused on all newspaper reports relating to homicides, suicide, and other acts of violence, in an attempt to ascertain whether a different pattern emerged in some Italian newspapers in describing deeds committed by the mentally ill.
  12. ncbi The quality of media reports on discoveries related to human genetic diseases
    Neil A Holtzman
    Genetics and Public Policy Studies, Institute of Genetic Medicine, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD 21209, USA
    Community Genet 8:133-44. 2005
    To examine (1) the quality of media reports (newspapers, television and public radio) of genetic discoveries with medical relevance and (2) factors related to the completeness and balance of the stories.
  13. ncbi News media coverage of a women's health contraversy: how newspapers and TV outlets covered a recent debate over screening mammography
    Whitney Randolph Steele
    Health Communication and Informatics Research Branch, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, USA
    Women Health 41:83-97. 2005
    ..S. newspapers or aired on one of six national or cable news networks...
  14. pmc Can media advocacy influence newspaper coverage of tobacco: measuring the effectiveness of the American stop smoking intervention study's (ASSIST) media advocacy strategies
    F A Stillman
    National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 7337, USA
    Tob Control 10:137-44. 2001
    ..To compare the rate and slant of local tobacco control print media coverage in ASSIST (American stop smoking intervention study) states as compared with non-ASSIST states...
  15. pmc Why most biomedical findings echoed by newspapers turn out to be false: the case of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
    Francois Gonon
    Institute of Neurodegenerative Diseases, University of Bordeaux, Bordeaux, France
    PLoS ONE 7:e44275. 2012
    ..Because positive biomedical observations are more often published than those reporting no effect, initial observations are often refuted or attenuated by subsequent studies...
  16. pmc Newspapers and newspaper ink contain agonists for the ah receptor
    Jessica E S Bohonowych
    Department of Environmental Toxicology, University of California, Davis, California 95616, USA
    Toxicol Sci 102:278-90. 2008
    ..We have found that solvent extracts of newspapers from countries around the world stimulate the AhR signaling pathway...
  17. doi Drowning in a high-income developing country in the Middle East: newspapers as an essential resource for injury surveillance
    Peter Barss
    Department of Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, UAE University, Al Ain, United Arab Emirates
    J Sci Med Sport 12:164-70. 2009
    ..The research objective was to assess newspapers as a national source on incidence, activities, and risk factors for drowning in this high-income media-rich ..
  18. ncbi 'About a year before the breakdown I was having symptoms': sadness, pathology and the Australian newspaper media
    Rob Rowe
    School of Psychology, Murdoch University, WA, Australia
    Sociol Health Illn 25:680-96. 2003
    ..These discourses work together to produce unhappiness as individualised pathology in need of management through biological, psychological or social structural controls...
  19. doi A content analysis of news coverage of skin cancer in China newspapers
    Yu Liu
    Fourth Affiliated Hospital of Harbin Medical University, China
    Health Commun 25:647-9. 2010
    ..2007 in China, we performed a preliminary search of articles titled by "skin cancer" in Chinese important newspapers database...
  20. ncbi Schizophrenia in Turkish newspapers : retrospective scanning study
    Omer Boke
    Psychiatry Dept, Ondokuz Mayis University School of Medicine, Samsun, Turkey
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 42:457-61. 2007
    ..We screened the online sites of 12 national newspapers which allow word scanning between the dates January 1, 2001 and May 1, 2006...
  21. doi Reporting diet-related health issues through newspapers: portrayal of cardiovascular disease and Type 2 diabetes
    Nicole Elizabeth Hellyer
    1Department of Health Wellbeing he Family, Canterbury Christ Church University, Canterbury CT1 1QU, UK
    Health Educ Res 26:13-25. 2011
    ..A content analysis of five leading UK national newspapers and their Sunday equivalents was conducted over a 3-month period between January and March 2008...
  22. ncbi Use of schizophrenia as a metaphor in US newspapers
    Kenneth Duckworth
    Massachusetts Department of Mental Health, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 54:1402-4. 2003
    ..Results differed by newspaper but not by region. The authors suggest that these inaccurate metaphors in the media contribute to the ongoing stigma and misunderstandings of psychotic illnesses...
  23. ncbi Marvelous medicines and dangerous drugs: the representation of prescription medicine in the UK newsprint media
    Helen Prosser
    Centre for Public Health Research, University of Salford, UK
    Public Underst Sci 19:52-69. 2010
    ..Ideological paradigms in discourse assign patients as passive and disempowered while simultaneously privileging "expert" knowledge. This constructs a reality that marginalizes patients' participation in decision-making...
  24. doi Structural problems of medical news reports in newspapers: a verification of news reports on an incident of mass nosocomial Serratia infection
    Yasuhiro Mizuno
    Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
    J Infect Chemother 16:107-12. 2010
    ..This study targeted news reports in major newspapers regarding an incident of mass nosocomial Serratia infection that occurred at one clinic...
  25. ncbi Scientific drug information in newspapers: sensationalism and low quality. The example of therapeutic use of cannabinoids
    Eva Montané
    Fundacio Institut Catala de Farmacologia, Hospitals Vall d Hebron, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, 08035, Barcelona, Spain
    Eur J Clin Pharmacol 61:475-7. 2005
    We aimed to analyse the quality of newspaper articles (NAs) concerning the therapeutic use of cannabis published in Spanish newspapers.
  26. pmc Suicide coverage in U.S. newspapers following the publication of the media guidelines
    Phillip T Tatum
    Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado 80523, USA
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 40:524-34. 2010
    A nationally representative sample of 968 local and national newspapers was examined to determine whether the 2001 U.S...
  27. ncbi Osteoporosis coverage in selected women's magazines and newspapers, 1998-2001
    Lorraine Silver Wallace
    The University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine, Department of Family Medicine, Knoxville, TN 37920, USA
    Am J Health Behav 27:75-83. 2003
    To evaluate the accountability of osteoporosis information available in selected mass-circulating women's magazines (n=8) and a sample of newspapers (n=2).
  28. ncbi Importance of the lay press in the transmission of medical knowledge to the scientific community
    D P Phillips
    University of California, San Diego, La Jolla 92093
    N Engl J Med 325:1180-3. 1991
    ..Information that first appears in the scientific literature is frequently retransmitted in the popular press. Does popular coverage of medical research in turn amplify the effects of that research on the scientific community?..
  29. doi News media coverage of medication research: reporting pharmaceutical company funding and use of generic medication names
    Michael Hochman
    Department of Medicine, Cambridge Health Alliance, and Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, USA
    JAMA 300:1544-50. 2008
    ..Little is known about how frequently news articles report when medication research has received funding from pharmaceutical companies or how frequently news articles use generic vs brand medication names...
  30. doi Newspaper reporting of suicides in Hong Kong, Taiwan and Guangzhou: compliance with WHO media guidelines and epidemiological comparisons
    King Wa Fu
    Journalism and Media Studies Centre, The University of Hong Kong, G24 Eliot Hall, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong, PR China
    J Epidemiol Community Health 65:928-33. 2011
    ..However, to what extent the mass media comply with the guidelines is unknown. Few studies are available that investigate systematically whether the mass media reflect the epidemiological reality of suicide deaths in their articles...
  31. pmc Representations of cycling in metropolitan newspapers--changes over time and differences between Sydney and Melbourne, Australia
    Chris Rissel
    Health Promotion Service, Sydney South West Area Health Service, University of Sydney, King George V Building, Missenden Road, Camperdown 2050, Australia
    BMC Public Health 10:371. 2010
    ..Newspaper reporting of cycling reflects and can influence public and policy maker attitudes towards resource allocation for cycling and cycling infrastructure, yet such coverage has not been systematically examined...
  32. pmc Newsprint media representations of the introduction of the HPV vaccination programme for cervical cancer prevention in the UK (2005-2008)
    Shona Hilton
    Medical Research Council, Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow, United Kingdom
    Soc Sci Med 70:942-50. 2010
    ..This paper reports on content analysis of 344 articles published between January 2005 and December 2008 in 15 UK newspapers. It includes both manifest and latent analysis to examine newsprint media coverage of the introduction of the ..
  33. pmc Schizophrenia, an illness and a metaphor: analysis of the use of the term 'schizophrenia' in the UK national newspapers
    Arun K Chopra
    Mental Health Unit, Derby City General Hospital, Uttoxeter Road, Derby DE22 3NE
    J R Soc Med 100:423-6. 2007
    ..To determine whether schizophrenia is a commonly used 'illness as metaphor', to compare the use of schizophrenia and cancer as illnesses as metaphor, and to determine if there is a difference in such usage between the UK and USA...
  34. ncbi Newspaper reporting on schizophrenia: a content analysis of five national newspapers at two time points
    Sarah Clement
    Faculty of Health and Social Care, London South Bank University, 103 Borough Road, London, SE1 OAA, United Kingdom
    Schizophr Res 98:178-83. 2008
    This study aimed to assess change in the quality of reporting of schizophrenia in UK national daily newspapers, comparing 1996 with 2005.
  35. pmc Sources and coverage of medical news on front pages of US newspapers
    William Y Y Lai
    Journalism and Media Studies Centre, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, People s Republic of China
    PLoS ONE 4:e6856. 2009
    ..We thus quantified the level of visibility achieved by front-page medical stories in the United States and analyzed their news sources...
  36. pmc SARS epidemic in the press
    Giovanni Rezza
    Emerg Infect Dis 10:381-2. 2004
  37. doi The Cinderella of public health news: physical activity coverage in Australian newspapers, 1986-2006
    Josephine Chau
    University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Aust N Z J Public Health 33:189-92. 2009
    This research examined trends in physical activity reporting by Australian newspapers, and described these trends compared to coverage of obesity and tobacco.
  38. ncbi Newspaper stories as measures of structural stigma
    Patrick W Corrigan
    Evanston Northwestern Healthcare, 1033 University Place, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 56:551-6. 2005
    ..This study examined current trends in the news media on reporting topics of mental illness...
  39. ncbi Assessing the impact of media guidelines for reporting on suicides in Austria: interrupted time series analysis
    Thomas Niederkrotenthaler
    Medical University of Vienna, Center for Public Health, Institute for Medical Psychology, Severingasse 9, A 1090 Vienna, Austria
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 41:419-28. 2007
    ..This report provides an evaluation of the Austrian guidelines that were introduced in 1987 as a natural experiment...
  40. ncbi [Validation of a questionnaire to assess the quality of health information in Argentinian newspapers]
    Emiliano Biondo
    Biomedica 25:366-76. 2005
    The daily press is an important source of health information and may influence health care utilization. However, medical reports published in newspapers from developed countries have shown a poor quality.
  41. doi Cancer coverage in general-audience and Black newspapers
    Elisia L Cohen
    Department of Communication College of Communication and Information Studies, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506 0042, USA
    Health Commun 23:427-35. 2008
    ..findings from the first study of cancer news coverage in a national sample of Black and general-audience newspapers. We compared 2,439 health news stories from 23 weekly Black newspapers to 2,767 health news stories from a ..
  42. ncbi Influence of newspaper reporting on adolescents' attitudes toward people with mental illness
    Sandra Dietrich
    Dept of Psychiatry, University of Leipzig, Johannisallee 20, Leipzig, Germany
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 41:318-22. 2006
    ..However, empirical evidence of the impact of newspaper reports about mentally ill people on readers' attitudes is very scarce...
  43. ncbi Ignoring the controversies: newspaper reports on Alzheimer's disease treatments
    Eric E Adelman
    J Am Geriatr Soc 51:1821-2. 2003
  44. ncbi Disease metaphors in new epidemics: the UK media framing of the 2003 SARS epidemic
    Patrick Wallis
    Department of Economic History, London School of Economics, Houghton Street, London WC2A 2AE, UK
    Soc Sci Med 60:2629-39. 2005
    ..By analysing the total reporting on SARS of five major national newspapers during the epidemic of spring 2003, we investigate how the reporting of SARS in the UK press was framed, and how ..
  45. ncbi The news on health behavior: coverage of diet, activity, and tobacco in local newspapers
    Charlene A Caburnay
    Health Communication Research Laboratory, Division of Behavioral Science and Health Education, Department of Community Health, School of Public Health, Saint Louis University, MO 63104, USA
    Health Educ Behav 30:709-22. 2003
    ..Because the local newspaper can be especially influential in smaller communities, strategies are needed to help reporters and editors in these settings provide more and better coverage of health behavior-related stories...
  46. ncbi 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
    ..Tobacco articles from major daily newspapers in Australia (12 newspapers; 1,188 articles) and the United States (30 newspapers; 1,317 articles) were ..
  47. pmc Framing pub smoking bans: an analysis of Australian print news media coverage, March 1996-March 2003
    David Champion
    School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Australia
    J Epidemiol Community Health 59:679-84. 2005
    ..To investigate framing strategies used by the Australian Hotels Association (AHA) and tobacco control groups to (respectively) resist or advocate laws providing smoke free bars...
  48. ncbi 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
    ..authors conducted an ethnographic content analysis of LTE on tobacco issues from a sample of 11 Australian daily newspapers over a 3-year period (2001 to 2003, N=361)...
  49. ncbi The development and validation of a coding protocol to measure change in tobacco-control newspaper coverage
    Donald W Helme
    Wake Forest University, Department of Communication, Winston Salem, NC 27109 7347, USA
    Health Promot Pract 7:103-9. 2006
    ..model was used as a template to adapt a system for measuring tobacco-related newspaper coverage in Colorado newspapers. Over a 3-month period, tobacco-related articles were clipped from 180 daily and weekly newspapers...
  50. ncbi Media portrayal of conflicts of interest in herbal remedy clinical trials
    Megan Koper
    Health Law Institute, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Health Law Rev 15:9-11. 2006
  51. ncbi UV tanning advertisements in high school newspapers
    Scott Freeman
    Department of Dermatology, University of Colorado at Denver Health Sciences Center, Aurora, USA
    Arch Dermatol 142:460-2. 2006
    ..To examine the increasing use of UV tanning parlors by adolescents, despite the World Health Organization recommendation that no one under the age of 18 years use UV tanning devices...
  52. ncbi Newspaper coverage of complementary and alternative therapies for cancer--UK 2002-2004
    Stefania Milazzo
    Complementary Medicine, Peninsula Medical School, Universities of Exeter and Plymouth, Institute of Health and Social Care, Exeter, UK
    Support Care Cancer 14:885-9. 2006
    ..These patients often rely on information retrieved from the lay press, which can affect their choices towards unconventional treatments for their disease. In this study, we aimed at assessing UK newspapers' coverage of CATs for cancer.
  53. ncbi Representations of SARS in the British newspapers
    Peter Washer
    Academic Centre for Medical Education, University College London, Archway Campus, Highgate Hill, London N19 3LW, UK
    Soc Sci Med 59:2561-71. 2004
    ..This study examines how this novel disease threat was depicted in the UK newspapers, using social representations theory and in particular existing work on social representations of HIV/AIDS and ..
  54. pmc Do the print media "hype" genetic research? A comparison of newspaper stories and peer-reviewed research papers
    Tania M Bubela
    Health Law Institute, University of Alberta, Edmonton
    CMAJ 170:1399-407. 2004
    ..examine the accuracy and nature of media coverage of genetic research, we reviewed the reporting of single-gene discoveries and associated technologies in major daily newspapers in Canada, the United States, Great Britain and Australia.
  55. ncbi 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...
  56. ncbi 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
    ..Through our analysis of 9859 tobacco-focused news articles from ioo leading US daily newspapers between 2001 and 2003 we examined whether tobacco issues are newsworthy, and if so, whether coverage is ..
  57. ncbi Uncovering differences across the cancer control continuum: a comparison of ethnic and mainstream cancer newspaper stories
    Jo Ellen Stryker
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Prev Med 44:20-5. 2007
    ..An important first step is to understand how newspapers cover cancer and if differences exist between mainstream and ethnic newspapers.
  58. ncbi Building a health promotion agenda in local newspapers
    Beverly E Martinson
    Reach Partners, Inc, Fargo, 58103 ND, USA
    Health Educ Res 20:51-60. 2005
    ..associated with local newspaper content about breast cancer, but the effects were confined to communities served by weekly newspapers. We discuss the implications of this study for future community-based health promotion campaigns.
  59. pmc Tobacco in the news: an analysis of newspaper coverage of tobacco issues in Australia, 2001
    R Durrant
    Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria, Carlton, Australia
    Tob Control 12:ii75-81. 2003
    ..To assess the extent and nature of newspaper coverage of tobacco related issues in Australia in 2001...
  60. ncbi Black newspapers as a tool for cancer education in African American communities
    Charlene A Caburnay
    Health Communication Research Laboratory, George Warren Brown School of Social Work, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, MO 63112, USA
    Ethn Dis 18:488-95. 2008
    Despite the long history, wide reach and unique influence of Black newspapers in many African American communities, no national studies have examined how these newspapers cover health and cancer issues, or reader perceptions of their ..
  61. doi Medicalization and beyond: the social construction of insomnia and snoring in the news
    Simon J Williams
    Department of Sociology, University of Warwick, UK
    Health (London) 12:251-68. 2008
    ..Newspaper constructions of sleep, it is concluded, are complex, depending on both the 'problem' and the paper in question...
  62. ncbi Cancer coverage in newspapers serving large and small communities in Ontario
    M Macdonald
    Department of Health Studies and Gerontology, Faculty of Applied Health Sciences, University of Waterloo, 200 University Avenue West, Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1
    Can J Public Health 92:372-5. 2001
    Local newspapers are an important source of health news, especially in small communities...
  63. pmc How do US journalists cover treatments, tests, products, and procedures? An evaluation of 500 stories
    Gary Schwitzer
    University of Minnesota School of Journalism and Mass Communication, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America
    PLoS Med 5:e95. 2008
  64. doi Stroke and newspapers: inattention or neglect?
    Mairead Bartley
    Department of Age related Health Care, and National Children s Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 18:259-61. 2009
    ..This may arise from the low profile of stroke within the public domain. Our aim was to assess the coverage of stroke compared with heart disease in a popular form of mass media, newspapers in the United Kingdom and Ireland.
  65. pmc False hopes, unwarranted fears: the trouble with medical news stories
    Virginia Barbour
    PLoS Med 5:e118. 2008
  66. doi Gendered portraits of depression in Swedish newspapers
    Carita Bengs
    Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Qual Health Res 18:962-73. 2008
    ..In this article, we report on an examination of personal accounts of illness as presented in three Swedish newspapers, focusing on the gendered representation of laypersons' experiences of depression...
  67. pmc What is newsworthy? Longitudinal study of the reporting of medical research in two British newspapers
    Christopher Bartlett
    MRC Health Services Research Collaboration, Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol BS8 2PR
    BMJ 325:81-4. 2002
    To assess the characteristics of medical research that is press released by general medical journals and reported in newspapers.
  68. doi Effects of newspaper coverage on public knowledge about modifiable cancer risks
    Jo Ellen Stryker
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Health Commun 23:380-90. 2008
    ..Content analyses (N = 954) revealed that newspapers pay relatively little attention to cancer prevention...
  69. pmc Drugs in the news: an analysis of Canadian newspaper coverage of new prescription drugs
    Alan Cassels
    School of Health Information Science, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC
    CMAJ 168:1133-7. 2003
    ..We assessed newspaper descriptions of drug benefits and harms, the nature of the effects described and the presence or absence of other important information that can add context and balance to a report about a new drug...
  70. pmc Checking the pulse: Midwestern reporters' opinions on their ability to report health care news
    Melinda Voss
    Association of Health Care Journalists, USA
    Am J Public Health 92:1158-60. 2002
    b>Newspapers play a key role in disseminating information and shaping perceptions about health, research, and policies...
  71. pmc Print media coverage of California's smokefree bar law
    S Magzamen
    Institute for Health Policy Studies, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    Tob Control 10:154-60. 2001
    ..Despite the skewed coverage, public health groups obtained adequate attention to their arguments to keep the law in effect...
  72. ncbi Press releases of science journal articles and subsequent newspaper stories on the same topic
    V de Semir
    Observatori de la Comunicació Científica, Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona, Spain
    JAMA 280:294-5. 1998
    ..Scientific journals issue press releases to disseminate scientific news about articles they publish...
  73. pmc Characteristics of medical research news reported on front pages of newspapers
    William Yuk Yeu Lai
    Journalism and Media Studies Centre, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, PR China
    PLoS ONE 4:e6103. 2009
    ..The placement of medical research news on a newspaper's front page is intended to gain the public's attention, so it is important to understand the source of the news in terms of research maturity and evidence level...
  74. ncbi Death makes news: the social impact of disease on newspaper coverage
    R C Adelman
    Institute of Gerontology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109 2007, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 41:347-67. 2000
    ..This paper is an integrated analysis of newspaper coverage, epidemiological rates, and recent social history of six prominent diseases...
  75. ncbi Effect of news coverage on the prevalence of drunk-driving behavior: evidence from a longitudinal study
    Itzhak Yanovitzky
    Department of Communication, School of Communication Information and Library Studies, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08091 1071, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 63:342-51. 2002
    ..To examine the proposition that antidrunk driving messages in the news media contributed indirectly to the decline in drunk driving over the past two decades through their impact on related policy making processes...
  76. ncbi A low-cost, practical method for increasing smokers' interest in smoking cessation programs
    Paul W McDonald
    Department of Health Studies and Gerontology, University of Waterloo, ON
    Can J Public Health 95:50-3. 2004
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the feasibility of using classified newspaper ads and messages aimed at each stage of change to enhance participation in smoking cessation programs...
  77. ncbi The construction of HIV/AIDS in Indian newspapers: a frame analysis
    Rebecca de Souza
    Department of Communication, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA
    Health Commun 21:257-66. 2007
    ..This article uses grounded theory and the concept of media framing to understand the manner in which Indian newspapers make sense of the HIV/ AIDS problem...
  78. ncbi Evaluation of stigmatizing language and medical errors in neurology coverage by US newspapers
    Joseph J Caspermeyer
    Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication, Arizona State University, Tempe, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 81:300-6. 2006
    ..To analyze US newspaper coverage of neurologic diseases to determine whether stigmatizing language is used in describing patients and examine its sources where found and to examine stories for medical errors...
  79. doi Comprehensive analysis of cancer coverage in important Chinese newspapers between 2000 and 2007
    Jianping Cai
    Fourth Affiliated Hospital of Harbin Medical University, Yiyuan Road 37, Nangang District, Harbin, Heilongjiang Province 150001, People s Republic of China
    Support Care Cancer 17:329-32. 2009
    ..The present study is, therefore, designed to investigate the number and content of published news stories focused on cancers from 2000 to 2007 in China main newspapers.
  80. ncbi The media and the public opinion on genetics and biotechnology: mirrors, windows, or walls?
    Toby A Ten Eyck
    Public Underst Sci 14:305-16. 2005
    ..COmparing media coverage of biotechnology between 1992 and 2001 in two national newspapers with national survey data collected in early 2003, an argument is made that a general one-dimensional media ..
  81. ncbi All in the family: media presentations of family assisted suicide in Britain
    Daphna Birenbaum-Carmeli
    Department of Nursing, University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel, 31905
    Soc Sci Med 63:2153-64. 2006
    ..Within this context, we raise some questions regarding the broader political significance of such media representations...
  82. pmc Effect of media portrayals of removal of children's tissue on UK tumour bank
    Clive Seale
    School of Social Sciences and Law, Brunel University, Uxbridge, Middlesex UB8 3PH
    BMJ 331:401-3. 2005
  83. doi Update on JAMA's Policy on Release of Information to the Public
    Phil B Fontanarosa
    JAMA 300:1585-7. 2008
  84. ncbi Discourse analysis of newspaper coverage of the 2001/2002 Canterbury, New Zealand mental health nurses' strike
    Tony L Farrow
    School of Nursing, Christchurch Polytechnic Institute of Technology, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Int J Ment Health Nurs 14:187-95. 2005
    ..We, therefore, conclude by suggesting organizational efforts to focus on ways of ensuring that mental health nurses are seen as a legitimate authority by the media...
  85. ncbi Another hero for all of us
    Margaret Comerford Freda
    MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs 30:287. 2005
  86. pmc Diabetes portrayals in North American print media: a qualitative and quantitative analysis
    Melanie Rock
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Health Sciences Centre, University of Calgary, 3330 Hospital Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2N 4N1
    Am J Public Health 95:1832-8. 2005
    ..This study investigated how media coverage has portrayed diabetes as newsworthy...
  87. pmc A scoping review of research on complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) and the mass media: looking back, moving forward
    Laura C Weeks
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, 3330 Hospital Drive NW, Calgary, AB, Canada
    BMC Complement Altern Med 8:43. 2008
    ..A scoping review was conducted to: 1) determine the amount, focus and nature of research on CAM and the mass media; and 2) summarize and disseminate related research results...
  88. ncbi Are we expecting too much from print media? An analysis of newspaper coverage of the 2002 Canadian healthcare reform debate
    Patricia A Collins
    Department of Geography, Simon Fraser University, Robert C Brown Hall, Room 7230, 8888 University Drive, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada V5A 1S6
    Soc Sci Med 63:89-102. 2006
    ..Clippings were gathered from regional and national newspapers. Two data collection methodologies were employed: the first involved two staggered "constructed weeks" designed ..
  89. ncbi Widespread news coverage proves short on ideas
    Daniel Allen
    Nurs Older People 19:10. 2007
  90. ncbi Media and health: are bioethicists just another interest group?
    Kayhan Parsi
    Neiswanger Institute for Bioethics, Loyola University Chicago, Maywood, IL 60153, USA
    Am J Bioeth 7:18-9; discussion W1-2. 2007
  91. ncbi SARS wars: an examination of the quantity and construction of health information in the news media
    Tanya R Berry
    Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education, Wilfrid Laurier University
    Health Commun 21:35-44. 2007
    ..This content analysis provides an empirical starting point for future research into how such health news may influence consumer's perceptions of health topics...
  92. ncbi Retractions, press releases and newspaper coverage
    Roy F Rada
    Department of Information Systems, University of Maryland Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD 21250, USA
    Health Info Libr J 24:210-5. 2007
    To explore how often newspapers cover the retraction of a medical journal article and whether newspaper coverage corresponds with the appearance of a press release about the retraction.
  93. ncbi An analysis of reporting of sexually transmissible infections in indigenous Australians in mainstream Australian newspapers
    Sandra C Thompson
    Centre for International Health, Curtin University, PO Box U1987, Perth, WA 6845, Australia
    Sex Health 4:9-16. 2007
    ..To investigate the nature of, and trends in, Australian print media coverage of sexually transmissible infections (STI) in indigenous Australians...
  94. pmc How doctors can get behind the headlines
    Ben Goldacre
    BMJ 334:613. 2007
  95. ncbi Myriad and the mass media: the covering of a gene patent controversy
    Timothy Caulfield
    Health Law Institute, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Genet Med 9:850-5. 2007
    ..We explore how the print media in four jurisdictions framed the controversy surrounding Myriad Genetic's BRCA patents and consider the possible influence of media on public perceptions and policy reform...
  96. ncbi The power of the press: how one media spark ignited interest in forensic nursing
    Donna A Gaffney
    Seton Hall University, College of Nursing, South Orange, NJ, USA
    J Forensic Nurs 1:82-3. 2005
  97. doi "The VIHsibilite Project": HIV-positive people in the Quebec press and community responses
    M N Mensah
    Ecole de travail social and Institut de recherches et d études feministes, Universite du Quebec a Montreal, Succursale Centreville, Montreal, QC, Canada
    AIDS Care 20:596-600. 2008
    ..Preliminary findings include indications that seropositive women tend to be represented markedly differently from men in the news...
  98. ncbi Drugs in the Brazilian print media: an exploratory survey of newspaper and magazine stories in the year 2000
    Ana Regina Noto
    Departamento de Psicobiologia da Universidade Federal de São Paulo UNIFESP, Centro Brasileiro de Informações sobre Drogas CEBRID, Brasil
    Subst Use Misuse 41:1263-76. 2006
    ..Major newspapers and magazines of all Brazilian state capitals have been surveyed throughout year 2000, with 4,669 stories ..
  99. ncbi Home truths
    Frances Wheatley
    Nurs Stand 20:30-1. 2006
  100. ncbi The "hospital superbug": social representations of MRSA
    Peter Washer
    Academic Centre for Medical Education, University College London, Archway Campus Highgate Hill, London N19 3LW, UK
    Soc Sci Med 63:2141-52. 2006
    ..This constellation of meanings informs a somewhat different pattern of response to MRSA when compared to many past EIDs...
  101. ncbi Assessment of cultural sensitivity of cancer information in ethnic print media
    Daniela B Friedman
    Department of Health Studies and Gerontology, Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
    J Health Commun 11:425-47. 2006
    ..Community newspapers are an important source of cancer information for ethnic groups...

Research Grants68

  1. Enhancing Civilian Support for Military Tobacco Control
    RUTH E contact MALONE; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Conduct a content analysis of messages directed at the veteran community about tobacco in (a) magazines and newspapers published for veterans, and (b) websites of VSOs;and 4) Based on the findings of Specific Aims #1-3, develop and ..
  2. Improving the Self-Efficacy of African American Parents in Infant Supine Sleep
    Kathryn L Moseley; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..public health effort to inform parents about the importance of infant supine sleep from physicians, nurses, newspapers, and other media...
  3. Mental Health Services and Global Trade
    Howard Waitzkin; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..This project will lead to several products: two journal articles; op-ed and similar articles for newspapers and magazines; a book; and a curriculum module for mental health services, policy studies, public health, social ..
  4. Components of nuptiality and fertility change
    Robert Retherford; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..1994, 1996, 1998, 2000, and 2004 rounds of the National Survey on Family Planning, conducted by the Mainichi Newspapers of Japan. The proposed research has a methodological component as well as a substantive component...
  5. An Intervention for Promoting Smoke-free Policy in Rural Kentucky
    Ellen J Hahn; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Print media clippings from all 51 daily and non-daily newspapers in study counties will be evaluated for pro/con slant related to smoke-free environments...
  6. An Intervention for Promoting Smoke-free Policy in Rural Kentucky
    Ellen Hahn; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Print media clippings from all 51 daily and non-daily newspapers in study counties will be evaluated for pro/con slant related to smoke-free environments...
  7. An Intervention for Promoting Smoke-free Policy in Rural Kentucky
    Ellen Hahn; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Print media clippings from all 51 daily and non-daily newspapers in study counties will be evaluated for pro/con slant related to smoke-free environments...
  8. An Intervention for Promoting Smoke-free Policy in Rural Kentucky
    Ellen Hahn; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Print media clippings from all 51 daily and non-daily newspapers in study counties will be evaluated for pro/con slant related to smoke-free environments...
  9. Effectiveness of Intervention on Health
    Lisa Brosseau; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..In the first phase, a wide variety of written materials in various formats (newsletters, magazines, newspapers, brochures, etc.) and styles (case studies, personal stories from owners and workers, cartoons, etc...
  10. CANCER DIET KNOWLEDGE AND BELIEFS IN AFRICAN AMERICANS
    ADELIA BOVELL BENJAMIN; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Participants would be recruited through advertisements in campus newspapers, through university extension educators, social service workers, community-based organizations and Black ..
  11. School-Based Alcohol and HIV Prevention in South Africa
    Rick Zimmerman; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..schools and will continue themes developed in the curriculum, using posters, games and contests, comic books and newspapers, videos, and other media determined to be most likely to succeed in the South African setting...
  12. School-Based Alcohol and HIV Prevention in South Africa
    Rick Zimmerman; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..schools and will continue themes developed in the curriculum, using posters, games and contests, comic books and newspapers, videos, and other media determined to be most likely to succeed in the South African setting...
  13. Organized Labor and Tobacco
    Edith Balbach; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..on research conducted under Specific Aim #1, using additional information found through the labor press, local newspapers, and other written sources, and through interviews with key labor leaders and public health activists...
  14. KNOW YOUR BODY-HISPANIC COMM. SCIENCE EDUCATION PROJECT
    J Vasquez; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Tu Cuerpo website and the bilingual 800# helpline promoted by 147 participating radio stations and 102 newspapers nationwide...
  15. KNOW YOUR BODY-HISPANIC COMM. SCIENCE EDUCATION PROJECT
    Robert Russell; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Tu Cuerpo website and the bilingual 800# helpline promoted by 147 participating radio stations and 102 newspapers nationwide...
  16. Organized Labor and Tobacco
    Edith Balbach; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..on research conducted under Specific Aim #1, using additional information found through the labor press, local newspapers, and other written sources, and through interviews with key labor leaders and public health activists...