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  • Date: 12/21/2004
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    The international symposium "Science on air: the role of radio in science communication" was held in Trieste on 1 and 2 October, 2004. To our knowledge, it is the first conference ever specifically held on science on radio, and it is certainly the first time science radio journalists, researchers, and media experts from 16 different countries met ... »
  • Date: 12/21/2004
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    Contemporary radio is under-studied by academic researchers, while on the contrary it expresses great exigencies of knowledge. Media studies examined deeply radio when it was the mainstream medium, i.e. in the Thirties, especially in the US also for marketing needs of a largely commercial broadcasting system. ... »
  • Date: 12/21/2004
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    What makes a science story? Behind the scene there are many choices: what, how and when to broadcast. Decisions are made according to the general criteria of news values to which we add two groups: personal and emerging criteria. General criteria of choices are news values for the science stories. According to Tonner, stories containing human ... »
  • Date: 12/21/2004
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    Historical background - The BBC Radio Science Unit has its roots in two radio networks, going back more than 40 years. In the late 1950s, BBC External Services (now World Service), appointed a science correspondent and began a weekly science magazine programme. Initially called `Science and Industry', it changed its name in about 1964 to `Science ... »
  • Date: 12/21/2004
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    The Radio is an instrument of communication that has percolated to all the strata of the diverse Indian society. Its position has been consolidated through history as a regular companion and a source of information and entertainment. Its affordability, accessibility and non-reliance on costly resources have ensured its presence in almost all the ... »
  • Date: 12/21/2004
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    The question was raised in the 4th November copy of The New York Times when it entitled the editorial of Garry Wills (political and cultural historian), regarding the re-election of George W. Bush, "The Day the Enlightenment Went Out". Wills' theory, with which the directors of the newspaper palpably concur, is that Bush was re-elected because " ... »
  • Date: 11/01/2004
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    In this article, Paul Tatter, executive director of Explora, describes how the science center has developed a culture dedicated to inclusiveness and experimentation. These values are applied to all facets of their work including exhibit design, hiring, and programming. ... »
  • Date: 11/01/2004
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    In this article, Bonnie Sachatello-Sawyer, director, and Teresa Cohn, assistant director, both of the "Native Waters" project at Montana State University-Bozeman, discusses this four-year, informal science education program that works closely with community education leaders from 28 Native American tribes in the Missouri River Basic to teach ... »
  • Date: 11/01/2004
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    Int this article, Vivian Jenkins Nelsen, principal of the INTER-RACE Institute, discusses the importance of measurement in understanding the effectiveness of an science center's staff diversity efforts. Jenkins Nelsen outlines how to conduct these measurements, who should implement the research, and the frequency at which to measure. ... »
  • Date: 11/01/2004
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    In this article, DeAnna Banks Beane, explains how the ASTC Conference Fellowship Program developed out of the YouthALIVE! (YA!) program. Banks Beane also discusses the success of the Fellows program and its influence on diversity within the field. ... »

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