Evolution of an Epidemic: Twenty-Five Years of HIV/AIDS Media Campaigns in the U.S.

Evolution of an Epidemic: Twenty-Five Years of HIV/AIDS Media Campaigns in the U.S.

Approximately 60 percent of Americans get their information about HIV/AIDS from the news media, a new report from the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation finds. Evolution of an Epidemic: 25 Years of HIV/AIDS Media Campaigns in the U.S. (34 pages, PDF) traces the history and development of national public education campaigns, from those raising general awareness, to coverage of treatment and prevention methods, to the role of entertainment media in drawing attention to the global HIV/AIDS pandemic.