News Media Coverage of Issues During the Accident at Three-Mile Island

Stephens, Mitchell; Edison, Nadyne G.
June 1982
Journalism Quarterly;Summer82, Vol. 59 Issue 2, p199
Academic Journal
Focuses on the news media coverage of issues during the accident at the Three-Mile Island nuclear plant in Pennsylvania. Question of the safety of nuclear energy; Attempt of researchers to measure the fairness of news media coverage by asking selected groups to rate the coverage; Efforts of reporters to faced the responsibility and pressures in particularly difficult circumstances.


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