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Journalism, science and society : science communication between news and public relations

Author: Martin W Bauer; Massimiano Bucchi
Publisher: New York : Routledge, ©2007.
Series: Routledge studies in science, technology, and society, 7.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Analyzing the role of journalists in science communication, this book presents a perspective on how this is going to evolve in the 21st century.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Martin W Bauer; Massimiano Bucchi
ISBN: 9780415375283 0415375282 041588134X 9780415881340
OCLC Number: 78893027
Description: vii, 286 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction and a guidance for the reader / Martin W. Bauer and Massimiano Bucchi --
Insects or neutrons? Science news values in interwar Britain / Jeff Hughes --
The rise and fall of science communication in late nineteenth century Italy / Paola Govoni --
From journalism to corporate communication in post-war Britain / Martin W. Bauer and Jane Gregory --
Big science, little news: Science coverage in the Italian daily press, 1946-1997 / Massimiano Bucchi and Renato G. Mazzolini --
Growing, but foreign source dependent: Science coverage in Latin America / Luisa Massarani [and others] --
The latest boom in popular science books / Jon Turney --
Scheherazade: Telling stories, not educating people / Tim Radford --
The sex appeal of scientific news / Luca Carra --
Science stories that cannot be told / Sylvie Coyaud --
Science reporting as negotiation / Chiara Palmerini --
Why journalists report science as they do / Björn Fjæstad --
How the internet changed science journalism / Brian Trench --
The end of science journalism / Jon Franklin --
The Royal Society and the debate on climate change / Bob Ward --
PR for the physics of matter: Tops ... and flops / Manuela Arata --
Communication by scientists or stars? / Bronwyn Terrill --
A PR strategy without a PR office? / Claudio A. Pantarotto and Armanda Jori --
Public engagement of science in the private sector: A new form of PR? / Jane Gregory [and others] --
The strength of PR and the weakness of science journalism / Winfried Göpfert --
The use of scientific expertise for political PR: The 'Doñana' and 'Prestige' cases in Spain / Carlos Elias --
United States: Focus on the audience / Sharon Dunwoody --
Australia: Co-ordination and professionalisation / Toss Gascoigne --
South Africa: Building capacity / Marina Joubert --
South Korea: The scandal of Professor Hwang Woo-Sok / Hak-Soo Kim --
Japan: A boom in science news / Kenji Makino.
Series Title: Routledge studies in science, technology, and society, 7.
Responsibility: edited by Martin W. Bauer and Massimiano Bucchi.

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