Katrina study shows human interest photos predonninant

Jae Hwa Shin, Shah Ira Fahmy, Richard A. Lewis

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An analysis of photographs of Hurricane Katriana in six newspapers found that most centered on groups ofpeopie or individuals rather than environments. Locai newspapers tended to focus more on images expressing anxiety than on objective third-party perspectives of nationai newspapers.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)38-53
Number of pages16
JournalNewspaper Research Journal
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 2012

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Communication


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