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Title: Comparative analysis of network television news coverage of nuclear power, coal, and solar stories

Abstract

The purpose of this research was to analyze national television news coverage of nuclear power, coal power, and solar power issues to help gain an understanding about the information being presented about energy technologies that has been shaping public attitudes. ABC, CBS, and NBC news broadcasts from 1972 through 1977 were analyzed. A summary of the findings is presented.

Authors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Battelle Human Affairs Research Center, Seattle, WA (USA)
OSTI Identifier:
6117278
Report Number(s):
PNL-2995
DOE Contract Number:  
EW-78-C-06-1076
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
21 SPECIFIC NUCLEAR REACTORS AND ASSOCIATED PLANTS; 20 FOSSIL-FUELED POWER PLANTS; 29 ENERGY PLANNING, POLICY AND ECONOMY; COAL INDUSTRY; PUBLIC RELATIONS; NUCLEAR INDUSTRY; SOLAR INDUSTRY; COMPARATIVE EVALUATIONS; DOCUMENTATION; NUCLEAR POWER; TELEVISION; INDUSTRY; POWER; 210000* - Nuclear Power Plants; 200000 - Fossil-Fueled Power Plants; 290600 - Energy Planning & Policy- Nuclear Energy; 294000 - Energy Planning & Policy- Fossil Fuels; 299001 - Energy Planning & Policy- Solar- (1989-)

Citation Formats

Rankin, W.L., and Nearley, S.M. Comparative analysis of network television news coverage of nuclear power, coal, and solar stories. United States: N. p., 1979. Web. doi:10.2172/6117278.
Rankin, W.L., & Nearley, S.M. Comparative analysis of network television news coverage of nuclear power, coal, and solar stories. United States. doi:10.2172/6117278.
Rankin, W.L., and Nearley, S.M. Thu . "Comparative analysis of network television news coverage of nuclear power, coal, and solar stories". United States. doi:10.2172/6117278. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/6117278.
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place = {United States},
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