From the April 1977 magazine.

About Alcoholism - Alcoholism Information, Research and Treatment

Media Attitudes Criticized

Many of these items are contrary to AA philosophy. Their publication here does not mean that the Grapevine endorses or approves them; they are offered solely for your information.

Are alcohol-related stories receiving the coverage they deserve in the mass media? This was the basic question discussed at a seminar on "Responsible Reporting of Alcohol Abuse," sponsored by the Council on Alcoholism for Fairfax County, Fairfax, Va.

Attendance was estimated at about 100, but most of those present were from the alcoholism field rather than from the working press....

-- NIAAA Information & Feature Ser