Beresford, Margaret B (1996) Mass media and alternative coverage of the Exxon Valdez oil spill. Masters thesis, Concordia University.
The present study examines the issue of news content and coverage of an environmental disaster in the mass and the alternative media. With the use of content analysis, 132 articles on the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill were selected and analyzed in four alternative magazines and one American newspaper. It was hypothesized that content varied according to the differences in media type. Results suggested that differences in media do have impact on coverage of environmental events.
|Divisions:||Concordia University > Faculty of Arts and Science > Sociology and Anthropology|
|Item Type:||Thesis (Masters)|
|Authors:||Beresford, Margaret B|
|Pagination:||ix, 175 leaves ; 29 cm.|
|Degree Name:||Theses (M.A.)|
|Program:||Dept. of Sociology and Anthropology|
|Thesis Supervisor(s):||Lacavalier, Guy|
|Deposited By:||Concordia University Libraries|
|Deposited On:||27 Aug 2009 13:10|
|Last Modified:||08 Dec 2010 10:13|
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