Rödder, Simone, Franzen, Martina, Weingart, Peter (Eds.)
2012, XII, 380 p.
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This is the first volume on the repercussions of public communication on science
Contains new empirical insights into the science/media relationship
Assembles well-known analysts of science and the media from sociology and media studies as well as practitioners
The Yearbook addresses the overriding question: what are the effects of the ‘opening up’ of science to the media? Includes theoretical considerations and a host of empirical studies covering different configurations providing an in-depth analysis of the sciences’ media connection and its repercussions on science itself. They help to form a sound judgement on this recent development.
Content Level »Research
Keywords »Communication Studies - Media Studies - Medialization - Popularization - Science communication
Introduction.- Medialization of Science – Theoretical Considerations.- Media Coverage of Science.- Scientists’ Attitudes to Media Visibility.- Organizational Responses to Media Expectations.- Media Impact on Scholarly Communication.- Conclusions.- Biographical Notes.