Policy Points Persistent communication inequalities limit racial/ethnic minority access to life-saving health information and make them more vulnerable to the effects of misinformation. Establishing data collection systems that detect and track acute gaps in the supply and/or access of racial/ethnic minority groups to credible health information is long overdue. Public investments and support for minority-serving media and community outlets are needed to close persistent gaps in access to credible health information.
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
- Health Policy
- health disparities
- health equity
- health policy
- health promotion