TITLE

A REVIEW OF RADIO COVERAGE OF HEALTH-RELATED TOPICS IN THE 20TH CENTURY

AUTHOR(S)
Sofalvi, Alan J.
PUB. DATE
September 2005
SOURCE
American Journal of Health Studies;2005, Vol. 20 Issue 3/4, p233
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Radio has been an important mass medium since its inception. The purpose of this study is to examine how radio broadcasts were used to disseminate health messages during the 20th century. The main focus is on radio coverage of health topics before television became the dominant medium. Published reports of the time and media histories were the major sources of information. Radio's depictions of health messages in entertainment and educational programming were examined. Implications are discussed for the use of radio by health educators in the 21[sup st] century.
ACCESSION #
23652087

 

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