Perception of Risk: A Journalist’s Perspective

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

Abstract

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.

Keywords

Sugar Foam Petroleum Penicillin Sewage 

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Copyright information

© 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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