The Sciences’ Media Connection –Public Communication and its Repercussions

  • Simone Rödder
  • Martina Franzen
  • Peter Weingart

Part of the Sociology of the Sciences Yearbook book series (SOSC, volume 28)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
  3. Medialization of Science – Theoretical Considerations

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 15-15
  4. Media Coverage of Science

  5. Scientists’ Attitudes to Media Visibility

  6. Organizational Responses to Media Expectations

  7. Media Impact on Scholarly Communication

  8. Conclusions

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 361-361
    2. Peter Weingart, Simone Rödder, Martina Franzen
      Pages 363-373
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 375-379

About this book


The Yearbook addresses the overriding question: what are the effects of the ‘opening up’ of science to the media? Includes theoretical considerations and a host of empirical studies covering different configurations providing an in-depth analysis of the sciences’ media connection and its repercussions on science itself. They help to form a sound judgement on this recent development.


Communication Studies Media Studies Medialization Popularization Science communication

Editors and affiliations

  • Simone Rödder
    • 1
  • Martina Franzen
    • 2
  • Peter Weingart
    • 3
  1. 1.BielefeldGermany
  2. 2., Bielefeld UniversityInstitute for Science and Technology StuBielefeldGermany
  3. 3.BielefeldGermany

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