The Promise and Practice of Producer Health Content: A Discussion About Social Media in Health and Health Care

April 17, 2014 - 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm

Group Area D of the Learning Commons, Main Library (across from the Food for Thought Cafe)

Rachel Young, Assistant Professor of Journalism and Mass Communication, will discuss how the affordances of digital technology are used to create online dialogues about health. The online health content produced and distributed by those who are not health experts or media professionals is seen as both threatening to traditional notions of expertise and promising as a vehicle for disseminating health messages among social networks.

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