Accommodating science the rhetorical life of scientific facts
If a book or a TV show is about science, but it's made so it's easy for everyone to understand, then it is popular science.It has popular in its name because it's made for the whole population, not just for scientists.
When scientists write about their work, first they write books and periodicals meant for the same kind of scientists to read-- scientific literature.Popular science is also not the same as Science journalism.Science journalism is what journalists write to report the newest theories and discoveries made in science, but popular science is not always about what is newest.The case study of the discourse surrounding this event demonstrates how press releases affect what is published in the popular press.
The role of this event in generating subtle repercussions in the perceptions of U. consumers, similar to the ripple effects found in Kasperson’s social amplification of risk theory, is analyzed and reported.
invites reflection on how the controversy over chemical pesticides shaped environmental discourse in the modern era.