ISSN 2712-7834
Dolgov Alexander

Dolgov Alexander

PhD (Soc. Sci.), Senior Researcher of the Department of Sociology, Institute of Scientific Information for Social Sciences of the Russian Academy of Sciences; Senior Lecturer at the National Research University “Higher School of Economics” (Moscow, Russia)

Representations of genetics and biotechnology in the media : a review of foreign works

The review is based on foreign research papers that examines how genetics and biotechnology are imaged in the «traditional» media such as newspapers, television and radio. It shows how the media narrate about genetics and biotechnology, how they can influence people's attitudes toward them, and how accurately they convey scientific information. The role of metaphors in conveying of complex scientific and technical information to a wide audience is discussed.

Keywords: biotechnology; genetics; media; metaphor; transfer of scientific knowledge

For citation: Dolgov A.Yu. Representations of genetics and biotechnology in the media : a review of foreign works // Social novelties and social sciences. – 2022, N 4. – P. 98–106.
DOI: 10.31249/snsn/2022.04.08
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