Media and the fireworks disaster in Enschede

This project is aimed at studying the impact of of news media coverage (as a proxy for risk communication) of man-made disasters on public perception of technology risk and safety policy. This project is a cooperation with dr. Anne Lalo (University of Nice, France) and the European Institut des Risques, Honfleur, France. The Dutch part of this study was supported by a grand from the Ministry of Housing, Spatial Planning and the Environment.