Research

Knight Health research projects

  1. A survey of how low-income consumers use mobile and online technology to obtain health and medical information.
    How low-income residents of Athens use mobile and online technology to obtain health and medical information.
  2. Greene County: A picture of health from our youth.
    A pilot study using video journalism to raise health awareness among middle-school students.
  3. A survey of low-income health information consumers in the Southeast.
    Health worries and information seeking by low-income adults in Georgia, Alabama.
  4. Health Worries and the Quest for Information in Low-income Black Belt Families.
    Academic research findings can help journalists cover the health beat for rural readers and viewers.
  5. The Health of Ethnic Media: Needs and Opportunities.
    Researchers at six institutions worked together on a national project coordinated by faculty at San Francisco State University.
  6. Impact evaluation of the 2007 Gnat Line News Briefing.
    Comparing health coverage in participating and non-participating media outlets.
  7. The impact of post-employment journalism training on health and medical story ideation.
    Workshop participation and editorial decisions about what health stories to cover.

Youth citizen journalists prepare to film documentary about family and community health in Greene County, GA
Youth citizen journalists prepare to film documentary about family and community health in Greene County, GA