From 'gee whizz' to 'shock-horror': The limited frameworks of science journalism

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dc.contributor.author Reed, R. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2009-08-20T13:01:50Z
dc.date.available 2009-08-20T13:01:50Z
dc.date.issued 2002 en_US
dc.identifier 2002000143 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Reed, R. 2002 'From 'gee whizz' to 'shock-horror': The limited frameworks of science journalism', Australian Journal of Communication, vol. 29, no. 3, pp. 43-56. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 0811-6202 en_US
dc.identifier.other C1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/1012
dc.description.abstract Survey research reveals journalists' and scientists' dissatisfaction with science in the media. Little content-analysis research is available. This article presents a quantitative and qualitative content analysis of articles published in three newspapers in Sydney, Australia, in June-August 1999, when the Pacific Science Congress was held. It indicates limited frameworks mediating science knowledge, but in mote complex combinations than recognised. Examples of accessible informative and educational science journalism are examined with suggestions for additional refinement. en_US
dc.publisher University of Queensland en_US
dc.relation.isbasedon en_US
dc.title From 'gee whizz' to 'shock-horror': The limited frameworks of science journalism en_US
dc.parent Australian Journal of Communication en_US
dc.journal.volume 29 en_US
dc.journal.number 3 en_US
dc.publocation Brisbane, Australia en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 43 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 56 en_US
dc.cauo.name Department of Writing, Journalism and Social Inquiry en_US


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