The Plane Truth: Airline Crashes, the Media, and Transportation Policy

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Flying is an extremely safe way to travel. Fewer than 14,000 individuals perished in U.S. airline disasters during the twentieth century. In contrast, nearly three times as many people lose their lives in automobile accidents every year. Yet plane crashes have a tremendous impact on public perceptions of air safety in the United States. When a crash occurs domestically, media coverage is immediate and continuous. Government teams rush to investigate, elected officials offer condolences and promise to find the cause, and ...

The Plane Truth: Airline Crashes, the Media, and Transportation Policy 2003, Brookings Institution Press, Washington, DC

ISBN-13: 9780815771999

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The Plane Truth: Airline Crashes, the Media, and Transportation Policy 2003, Brookings Institution Press, Washington, DC

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