Illicit Drugs

Media reporting on illicit drug use in Australia: Trends and youth attitudes toward media reporting

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The purpose of the project was fourfold: to identify the dominant media portrayals used to denote illicit drugs in Australian print news media (cannabis, amphetamines, ecstasy, cocaine and heroin); to identify the extent to which media portrayals changed over time (from 2003-2008); to explore the

Project Status: 
Completed