Communicating Uncertainty: Media Coverage of New and Controversial Science

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Sharon M. Friedman, Sharon Dunwoody, Carol L. Rogers
Erlbaum Associates, 1999 - Education - 277 pages
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This work, by the editors of Scientists and Journalists: Reporting Science as News, explores scientific uncertainty and media coverage of it in such major public issues as AISA, biotechnology, dioxin, global warming, and nature vs. nurture. It examines the interrelations of the major actors in constructing and explaining uncertainty: scientists, journalists, scholars, and the larger public.

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