Discussions of Health Web Sites in Medical and Popular Media
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September 25, 2003
To what extent and how do medical and popular media discuss issues of quality when it comes to health Web sites? The answer in brief is that while academic medical researchers are deeply concerned about the quality of Web sites that center on health, the popular media hardly attend to this issue. A deeper answer to the question uncovers more disconnects between academic Web site analysts, survey researchers, and popular media.