Perception of Risk: A Journalist’s Perspective

  • Joanne Omang
Part of the Advances in Risk Analysis book series (AIRA, volume 1)


It clearly goes without saying that actual risks have little to do with perception of risk. I would take it further and say that neither actual nor perceived risk have much to do with fear.


Steel Mill Waste Dump Public Fear Black Humor Love Canal 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • Joanne Omang
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  1. 1.Environment and Energy ReporterWashington, D.C.USA

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