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Curing Television's Ills: The Portrayal of Health Care
Journal of Communication
  • Joseph Turow, University of Pennsylvania
  • Lisa Coe, Fleishman Institute
Document Type
Journal Article
Date of this Version
10-1-1985
DOI
10.1111/j.1460-2466.1985.tb02971.x
Abstract

Content analysis of TV programming across day- and night-time genres shows drugs and machines as the ubiquitous modes of healing, with doctors diagnosing incorrectly only three percent of the time.

Comments
NOTE: At the time of publication, the author Joseph Turow was affiliated with Purdue University. Currently January 2008, he is a faculty member of the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania.
Citation Information
Joseph Turow and Lisa Coe. "Curing Television's Ills: The Portrayal of Health Care" Journal of Communication Vol. 35 Iss. 4 (1985) p. 36 - 51
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/joseph_turow/5/