TV news doesn't cover health policy news

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40-million uninsured Americans.  15 percent of the GNP spent on health care.  Medicare in trouble.  States squeezed to manage Medicaid.  Just a few things in the news, yet local TV news doesn’t find time for many of these issues.

See my J school’s summer <a href=”” target=”_blank”>magazine</a> for a glimpse of my 2004 election year research on TV news health policy (non)coverage, and for a look at some of my colleagues’ health communications research interests.

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