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Greenberg, Michael R.; And Others – Journalism Quarterly, 1989
Identifies every environmental risk story broadcast by the 3 major television network nightly news programs during a 26-month period, and examines the extent to which the relative degree of risk affects coverage. Finds that sudden, violent risks receive much more coverage than chronic risks which are of equal consequence. (RS)
Descriptors: Broadcast Industry, Commercial Television, News Media, News Reporting