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Communicating Risk

Communicating Risk

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Chris Clarke and Katherine E. Rowan
George Mason University
http://communication.gmu.edu

National Press Foundation Webinar
Washington, DC
January 2013
Chris Clarke and Katherine E. Rowan
George Mason University
http://communication.gmu.edu

National Press Foundation Webinar
Washington, DC
January 2013

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 Communicating Risk 
Chris Clarke and Katherine E. Rowan
George Mason Universityhttp://communication.gmu.edu 
National Press Foundation Webinar
Washington, DCJanuary 2013
 
What We Will Cover
Best ways for journaliststo understand risk 
Common mistakes andbest practices for usingnarratives, statistics
Avoiding he-said, she-said coverage
Factuality vs. advocacyCovering risk is risky
 
Good News, Bad News
Journalists still matter assources of risk informationabout
the environment
health
technological issues
But these days, people havelower opinions about
how well journalists meet thisresponsibility.

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