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Australian print news media coverage of sweet, non-alcoholic drinks sends mixed health messages

Bonfiglioli, Catriona; Hattersley, Libby; King, Lesley

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Objective: This study aimed to analyse the contribution of Australian print news coverage to the public profile of sweet, non-alcoholic beverages. News media portrayal of health contributes to individuals' decision-making. The focus on sugar-sweetened beverages reflects their contribution to excessive energy intake. Methods: One year's coverage of sweet, non-alcoholic beverages by major Australian newspapers was analysed using content and frame analysis. Research questions addressed which sweet...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/57654
Source: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health
DOI: 10.1111/j.1753-6405.2011.00726.x

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