March 1, 1995

Media Coverage of Health Care Reform

A Content Analysis

Summary of Findings

This joint project of the Times Mirror Center for the People & the Press, the Kaiser Family Foundation and Columbia Journalism Review tracked the volume and tone of press coverage of the health care debate from September of 1993 through November of 1994.

This final report summarizes the broadest findings of the study, and was published as a supplement to the March/April 1995 issue of Columbia Journalism Review. More detailed analyses of the content analysis data are available by contacting the Pew Research Center for the People & the Press.