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Communicating Uncertainty Media Coverage of New and Controversial Science

ISBN-10: 0805827285

ISBN-13: 9780805827286

Edition: 1999

Authors: Sharon M. Friedman, Sharon Dunwoody, Carol L. Rogers

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List price: $54.95
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 2/1/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 296
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

Preface
Acknowledgments
Reference
Introduction
References
Interpreting Uncertainty
Scientists' Representations of Uncertainty
References
Acknowledgments
How Journalists Deal with Scientific Uncertainty
References
Public Responses to Uncertainty
References
Scientists, Journalists, and the Meaning of Uncertainty
References
Interpreting Uncertainty: A Panel Discussion
Science in the Public Arena
Popular Beliefs, Media, and Biotechnology
References
The Never-Ending Story of Dioxin
Acknowledgments
References
An Uncertain Social Contract: The Case of Human Resources for Science
References
Acknowledgments
Reporting on the Changing Science of Human Behavior
References
Science in the Public Arena: A Panel Discussion
Beyond the Basics
The Importance of Understanding Audiences
Acknowledgments
References
Effective Explanation of Uncertain and Complex Science
Acknowledgments
References
Using Systematic Thinking to Choose and Evaluate Evidence
Acknowledgments
References
Beyond the Basics: A Roundtable Discussion
Author Index
Subject Index