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Friday, January 4 • 11:00am - 12:00pm
Dead men tell no tales: Reporting and distorting occupational injuries

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Newspaper reports of workplace accidents present a profoundly distorted picture of occupational injuries and fatalities. Drawing on five years of research, this session will examine how reporters cover workplace injury, why they cover it that way, and the impact of this approach on public perceptions and public policy.

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Bob Barnetson

Associate Professor, Labour Relations, Athabasca University
Bob Barnetson is a professor of labour relations at Athabasca UnIversity. He was co-editor of the U of C Gauntlet in 1992/93.  

Friday January 4, 2019 11:00am - 12:00pm
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