Grey nurse shark human interactions and portrayals: A study of newspaper portrayals of the grey nurse shark from 1969-2003

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dc.contributor.author Boissonneault, M-F
dc.contributor.author Gladstone, W
dc.contributor.author Scott, P
dc.contributor.author Cushing, N
dc.date.accessioned 2012-02-02T06:39:25Z
dc.date.issued 2005-12
dc.identifier.citation Electronic Green Journal, 2005, (22)
dc.identifier.issn 1076-7975
dc.identifier.other C1UNSUBMIT en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/14787
dc.description.abstract The general lack of knowledge in dominant society pertaining to the different shark species has led to the depletion of the more placid species such as the grey nurse shark ( Carcharias taurus). This study consisted of a content analysis of 41 Australian newspaper articles pertaining specifically to the grey nurse shark and serves to deconstruct the explicit messages that they attempt to convey to their readers. The data generated by this study exemplify the perceptions of C. taurus as represented by major Australian newspapers between the years 1969 and 2003. The majority of the opinion or editorial pieces concerning the grey nurse shark examined in this study were positive, whereas the majority of the news articles examined fell within a more neutral range. The findings of this study imply that the level of interest in the plight of C. taurus has increased as C. taurus' circumstances have become more critical. Copyright © 1994-2006 Electronic Green Journal. All Rights Reserved.
dc.language eng
dc.title Grey nurse shark human interactions and portrayals: A study of newspaper portrayals of the grey nurse shark from 1969-2003
dc.type Journal Article
dc.parent Electronic Green Journal
dc.journal.volume 22
dc.journal.number 1 en_US
dc.publocation United States en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 1 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 15 en_US
dc.cauo.name SCI.Environmental Sciences en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 0502 Environmental Science and Management
dc.personcode 108858
dc.percentage 100 en_US
dc.classification.name Environmental Science and Management en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition en_US
dc.custom en_US
dc.date.activity en_US
dc.location.activity en_US
pubs.embargo.period Not known
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Faculty of Science
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Strength - Environmental Science
utslib.copyright.status Closed Access
utslib.copyright.date 2015-04-15 12:17:09.805752+10
pubs.consider-herdc false
utslib.collection.history Closed (ID: 3)
utslib.collection.history School of the Environment (ID: 344)


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