TITLE

Science reporting to the public: Does the message get twisted?

AUTHOR(S)
Condit, Celeste
PUB. DATE
April 2004
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;4/27/2004, Vol. 170 Issue 9, p1415
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the study "Do the Print Media 'Hype' Genetic Research? A Comparison of Newspaper Stories and Peer-reviewed Research Papers," by Tania Bubela and Timothy Caulfield, published in the April 27, 2004 issue of the "Canadian Medical Association Journal." Analysis of the result of the study; Difficulties in defining the criteria by which press coverage of science should be assessed, Implications of the study for medical researchers trying to communicate with the public about health.
ACCESSION #
12888295

 

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