News tagged with mass communications

Rape coverage often missing meaningful discussion

Rape is a crime that makes headlines yet may fail to elicit the kind of meaningful conversations that should follow. A University of Kansas journalism professor has published a study showing that media coverage of the Duke ...

Jan 22, 2014
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Community gardens may produce more than vegetables

People who participate in community gardening have a significantly lower body mass index—as well as lower odds of being overweight or obese—than do their non-gardening neighbors. Researchers at the University of Utah ...

Apr 18, 2013
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Obesity linked to income, education; not sprawl

(PhysOrg.com) -- Obesity is more prevalent in areas with lower educational attainment and certain ethnic profiles than in areas of suburban sprawl, according to researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Feb 07, 2011
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