Social amplification of risk - implications for public perceptions and policy
Learning Areas:Communication and informatics
Diversity and culture
Public health or related education
Public health or related research
Social and behavioral sciences
analyze why the public perceives some risks more than others. explain why the media socially amplify some risks and attenuate others. discuss solutions to communicating risks in the context of social amplification.
Keyword(s): Communication, Social Media
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: my research interest is focused on social amplification of communicating risk
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.