The Promise and Practice of Producer Health Content: A StudioTalk with Rachel Young

Thursday, April 17, 2014 - 12:30pm
Event Location: 
University of Iowa Main Library
Across from Food for Thought Cafe
Iowa City, IA

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.