Science Online: Analysing Newspapers on Mental Health

In a project that has some parallels to some CASC (in the work package ‘Tools for building a scientific culture‘, some work is being done on development of a software to explore the presence of scientific concepts in the headlines of any news source with RSS feeds)  in a free public lecture at Gresham College in London former Guardian journalist Mary O’Hara launched the findings of her year long research into the ways that UK and US newspapers report mental health.

“The research set out to evaluate the coverage of mental health difficulty in a range of mainstream newspapers over a significant timeframe in the US and the UK and to chart trends in that coverage.”

One in Four has more details.

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