The Nuclear Related Organization Workers' Perceptions about Nuclear Power Plant News in Korea

국내 원전보도에 관한 원자력 유관 산업 종사자들의 인식

  • Choi, Sook (Institute for Communication and Information at Hankook University of Foreign Studies)
  • 최숙 (한국외국어대학교 언론정보연구소)
  • Received : 2014.05.14
  • Accepted : 2014.07.20
  • Published : 2014.07.28


The Press related Energy including nuclear energy has social responsibility that it should pass the scientific factors to the right. It is essential to ensure the accuracy and fairness. The general public, such as press releases and information obtained through indirect communication affects social acceptance of nuclear power, which is used to determine the direction of energy policy, the most important factor to be taken into account. Recent rapid increase coverage of NPP lose in balance of nuclear power plants. In this study the qualitative interviews were performed with the workers who stand directly in obtaining information about nuclear related organizations. By E-mail and FGI the data were collected from the workers' perception about domestic nuclear news. They perceived the NPP news that the negative aspects of nuclear power plants were too much dealt in nuclear news coverage, and risk of NPP is only exaggerated and distorted, the lack of expertise knowledge on nuclear power and recognize that the cause was a lack of understanding. 'Nuclear mah' for the event were aware that should dig more thoroughly. The Journal of Digital Policy & Management.


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