Health, Media & Society

Health, Media & Society is a research centre at Ghent University created in response to the project "(De)constructing Health News".

Based on a collaboration between communication studies, sociolinguistics, sociology and medical science, the focus is set on the question how news media construct health issues.

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Nieuwe publicatie: De informatiejungle van het gezondheidsnieuws

Nieuw stuk gepubliceerd in De Gids op Maatschappelijk Gebied (November 2017,...

HM&S presenteert haar resultaten

Tijdens ons stakeholder-evenement zullen de onderzoeksters van Health, Media & Society...

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ONGOING: Audience research

Where do elderly seek health information? How do they interpret and trust this information? Can health news stories in the media alter behavior of senior citizens?

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COMPLETED (2014-2018): Reassembling health news

[A mixed methods investigation of health news sources in Flanders]