Environment, Health & Science Publications

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How Much Would You Pay to Save the Planet? The American Press and the Economics of Climate Change
January 1, 2009
A paper by Eric Pooley, fall 2008 fellow, examines how the media has covered the economics of climate change. This paper follows coverage of the economic...
Environment, Health & Science, Papers, Policy & Issues, Publications,
Journalism and Global Health
June 1, 2008
A paper by Philip J. Hilts, spring 2008 fellow, explores the growth and future of global health news coverage. Hilts found that although newspapers have...
Environment, Health & Science, Papers, Policy & Issues, Publications,
Covering Controversial Science: Improving Reporting on Science and Public Policy
January 1, 2006
A paper by Cristine Russell, spring 2006 fellow, surveys the state of science journalism, and finds that as the pace of new developments in science and...
Environment, Health & Science, Papers, Policy & Issues, Publications,
Framing Obesity: The Evolution of News Discourse on a Public Health Issue
January 1, 2004
A paper by Regina G. Lawrence, fall 2003 fellow, assesses the framing of obesity in news coverage since 1985 to determine whether obesity is being reframed...
Environment, Health & Science, International Affairs, Papers, Policy & Issues, Publications,
From Bhopal to Superfund: The News Media and the Environment
September 1, 1994
A paper by Sanjoy Hazarika, fall 1993 fellow, analyzes the press coverage of India’s Bhopal disaster in 1984. Hazarika was one of the first reporters to...
Environment, Health & Science, Papers, Policy & Issues, Publications,
Notes for the Next Epidemic, Part One: Lessons from News Coverage of AIDS
October 1, 1991
A paper by Timothy Cook, fall 1988 fellow, evaluates press coverage of the AIDS epidemic, and argues that many standard journalistic practices contributed...
Environment, Health & Science, Papers, Policy & Issues, Publications, War, Defense & Security,
Tritium and the Times: How the Nuclear Weapons-Production Scandal Became a National Story
May 1, 1990
A paper by William Lanouette, spring-fall 1988 fellow, provides a case study on the role of the press in nuclear weapons policy. For more than a decade,...