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Making Health Public: How News Coverage is Remaking Media, Medicine, and Contemporary Life

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Making Health Public: How News Coverage Is Remaking Media, Medicine, and Contemporary Life - Briggs, Charles L., and Hallin, Daniel C.
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This book examines the relationship between media and medicine, considering the fundamental role of news coverage in constructing wider cultural understandings of health and disease. The authors advance the notion of 'biomediatization' and demonstrate how health knowledge is co-produced through connections between dispersed sites and forms of expertise. The chapters offer an innovative combination of media content analysis and ethnographic data on the production and circulation of health news, drawing on work with ...

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Making Health Public: How News Coverage Is Remaking Media, Medicine, and Contemporary Life 2016, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9781138999862

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Making Health Public: How News Coverage Is Remaking Media, Medicine, and Contemporary Life 2016, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9781138999879

Hardcover