Sara Tiegreen is a clinical psychologist at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Durham, NC. She worked with Elana Newman as a graduate student at the University of Tulsa and currently assesses and treats military veterans for post-traumatic stress disorder.
Recent Posts by Sara Tiegreen
Violence: Comparing Reporting and RealityFebruary 18, 2009 by Sara Tiegreen, Elana Newman
An overview of reporting trends in crime news, comparison with actual crime rates and an analysis of how coverage affects public perception of criminal activity.
How News is "Framed"April 1, 2008 by Sara Tiegreen, Elana Newman
An overview of how news stories, traumatic and otherwise, are "framed," finding a general absence of context and recommending avenues for future research.
The Effect of News "Frames"January 1, 2008 by Sara Tiegreen, Elana Newman
An overview of current scholarship regarding how different, contextual approaches to reporting news influence consumers’ knowledge, perceptions and opinions, and the implications for researchers and for journalists.
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