An examination of the effects of digital media on the communication of science

dc.contributor.advisorChairperson, Graduate Committee: Dennis Aigen
dc.contributor.authorJepson, Katherine Marieen
dc.date.accessioned2015-06-18T13:58:00Z
dc.date.available2015-06-18T13:58:00Z
dc.date.issued2014en
dc.descriptionCroaked: the science of humor is a film that is part of the student's thesis project.en
dc.description.abstractScience communication has never existed in a vacuum. As communication technologies evolve, so do the strategies of scientists. A historical analysis of this relationship reveals major influences that have filled information gaps left in the wake of new communication technologies. I have identified three such influences that affected 20th Century scientific communication: the corporate, the military-industrial, and the need for 'visibility' in the visible scientist. The cultural framework of the existing communication strategies has always shaped the pursuit of science. To remedy this problem, scientists need to embrace the new media landscape and become the primary communicators of their work. Transparency is the key to the successful dialogue of science.en
dc.identifier.urihttps://scholarworks.montana.edu/handle/1/8781en
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherMontana State University - Bozeman, College of Arts & Architectureen
dc.rights.holderCopyright 2014 by Katherine Marie Jepsonen
dc.subject.lcshCommunication in scienceen
dc.subject.lcshDigital mediaen
dc.titleAn examination of the effects of digital media on the communication of scienceen
dc.title.alternativeCroaked: the science of humoren
dc.typeThesisen
thesis.catalog.ckey2733370en
thesis.degree.committeemembersMembers, Graduate Committee: Gianna Savoie; Theo Lipferten
thesis.degree.departmentFilm & Photography.en
thesis.degree.genreThesisen
thesis.degree.nameMFAen
thesis.format.extentfirstpage1en
thesis.format.extentlastpage27en

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