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Research on media framing of public policies to prevent chronic disease: A narrative synthesis

Rowbotham, Samantha; McKinnon, Merryn; Marks, Leah; Hawe, Penny


Media coverage plays a key role in shaping public and political attitudes towards policy interventions to improve health. We reviewed studies of news media to identify the arguments used to frame policies that address risk factors for chronic disease, and the impact of different arguments on attitudes to policy. Drawing on a previous scoping review, we identified a subsample of 49 studies of media framing of policies to address risk factors for lifestyle-related chronic disease for further...[Show more]

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Date published: 2019
Type: Journal article
Source: Social Science and Medicine
DOI: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2019.112428


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