You Will Die! Mass Media Invocations of Existential Dread.
University of Queensland
Business and Public Management
Marketing, Tourism and Leisure
This paper explores the effect on consumers of these mass media invocations of the fear of death, or "death threats'. Verbatim comments are included from six focus groups conducted on fear and health promotion. Groups were delineated by age (16-20 years, 21-29 years and 30-49 years), gender, and socio-economic status (blue collar/white collar)