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Making Health Public

How News Coverage Is Remaking Media, Medicine, and Contemporary Life

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Description

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 journalists, clinicians, health officials, medical researchers, marketers, and audiences. The volume provides students and scholars with unique insight into the significance and complexity of what health news does and how it is created.

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  • $44.99
  • Available on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Mac.
  • Category: Social Science
  • Published: May 20, 2016
  • Publisher: Taylor and Francis
  • Seller: Taylor & Francis Group
  • Print Length: 258 Pages
  • Language: English
  • Requirements: To view this book, you must have an iOS device with iBooks 1.3.1 or later and iOS 4.3.3 or later, or a Mac with iBooks 1.0 or later and OS X 10.9 or later.

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