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Perceptions and Misperceptions of America's Children: The Role of the Print Media -- A KIDS COUNT Working Paper

O'Hare, William

Annie E. Casey Foundation

2003

This report ascertains the misperceptions about America's poor as relayed by the print media. The dearth of statistical information included in most newspaper stories regarding selected children’s issues, may help explain why the American public is not more aware of recent improvements in child well-being.