Biotechnology and the American Media

@article{Nisbet2002BiotechnologyAT,
  title={Biotechnology and the American Media},
  author={M. Nisbet and B. Lewenstein},
  journal={Science Communication},
  year={2002},
  volume={23},
  pages={359 - 391}
}
The authors present a quantitative content analysis of biotechnology-related coverage appearing in the New York Times and Newsweekbetween 1970 and 1999, examining patterns of media attention and evaluating the source impact of various political and social actors on the themes, frames, and tone of coverage. Although media attention to biotechnology steadily increased across the 1980s and most of the 1990s, it has been highly episodic, peaking and plummeting in response to major scientific… Expand
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