Communicating uncertainty media coverage of new and controversial science /

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Corporate Author: EBSCOhost books
Other Authors: Friedman, Sharon M., Dunwoody, Sharon, Rogers, Carol L.
Format: Online Book
Published: L. Erlbaum Associates, 1999
Series:LEA's communication series.
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Table of Contents:
  • Scientists' representations of uncertainty /
  • How journalists deal with scientific uncertainty /
  • Public responses to uncertainty /
  • Scientists, journalists, and the meaning of uncertainty /
  • Interpreting uncertainty : a panel discussion /
  • Popular beliefs, media, and biotechnology /
  • Never-ending story of dioxin /
  • Uncertain social contract : the case of human resources for science /
  • Reporting on the changing science of human behavior /
  • Science in the public arena : a panel discussion /
  • Importance of understanding audiences /
  • Effective explanation of uncertain and complex science /
  • Using systematic thinking to choose and evaluate evidence /
  • Beyond the basics : a roundtable discussion /