In the Turkish News: Coronavirus and “Alternative & Complementary” Medicine Methods

Published: 26 May 2020| Version 1 | DOI: 10.17632/dgh7j4284k.1
Gulbin Konakci,
berna uran,
Özüm Erkin


This study is to analyse the complementary and alternative treatments for the prevention of COVID-19/Coronavirus in the Turkish news.The sample of this descriptive study consisted of 160 news articles published between 11 March – 11 April 2020 on the websites of three highest-circulating newspapers throughout the nation. Quantitative media context analysis method, a form consisting of 14 questions and 2 sections were employed to evaluate news on newspapers. The data was analysed by using SPSS 21.0 statistical package programme using numbers and percentages.