Science Journalism or Science Communication?

Science Journalism or Science Communication?

But the mass media, whatever that has become in 2013, remains the major conduit for scientific information when it really matters.


For example, blogs featured outstanding technical coverage of the 2011 Fukushima nuclear meltdown, but most of the world’s public learned about the disaster and how it could affect them through conventional media. And the relationship between politicians and the mass media often drives public policy.

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