Workshop presentation: Health worries and the quest for information in low-income Black Belt families.

Thomas, Patricia J., Springston, Jeffrey K., Lariscy, Ruthann W.

Knight Chair Patricia Thomas was invited to speak at the opening plenary session of the national Rural Health Journalism Conference organized by the Association of Health Care Journalists, held at the University of Missouri School of Journalism in May 2008.

Her presentation drew on results of the survey described above, but was tailored to print, broadcast and online journalists practicing in rural areas. Main points included:

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