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Is Swine Flu Coverage in Balance?

What’s the ratio of press coverage to deaths for swine flu?

I love this because (a) it’s a really good example of how to do a feature visually and (b) because it shows you how massively distorting our current news values can be.
[via [O’Reilly Radar](http://radar.oreilly.com/2009/05/what-is-the-right-amount-of-sw.html)]

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Adam Tinworth   Adam Tinworth

Adam has been a blogger for over 20 years, and a journalist for more than 25. He currently works as a consultant and trainer, helping people do better, more engaged online journalism.


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