Title

Framing The Food Fights: How Mass Media Matter For Public Interest Litigation

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

3-1-2004

Publication Title

Conference Papers -- Western Political Science Association

Department

Politics and Government

Abstract

Reports on a preliminary research regarding the role of mass media in shaping the politics of a consumer litigation challenging the marketing of unhealthy fast food to increasingly obese citizens in the U.S. Summary of the litigation campaign by consumer activists against corporations involved in fast food; Mass media representations of civil litigation against corporations; Findings on news coverage of litigation against unhealthy food.

pp.

1-31

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