Selling Science: How the Press Covers Science and Technology
This text discusses how the media cover science and technology. This revised edition replaces cases with current ones. It features a revised analysis to reflect recent changes in the way science is reported, with more attention paid to coverage of scientific fraud, the split between highly critical and promotional treatment of science and the increased role of scientists in the media. The book also includes more coverage of television reporting of science.
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This well-documented study of science writing for the general public in the United States is frequently critical in tone. Nelkin demonstrates through many quotations that science writers frequently ... Read full review