Ritual Abuse, Hot Air, and Missed Opportunities

@article{Crichton1999RitualAH,
  title={Ritual Abuse, Hot Air, and Missed Opportunities},
  author={Michael Crichton},
  journal={Science},
  year={1999},
  volume={283},
  pages={1461 - 1463}
}
Scientists dislike negative portrayals of scientists and scientific research in the media. However, a closer examination reveals that these media images are inevitable and probably cannot be changed. Science should turn instead to practical steps to improve its image with the public. 
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