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|Title:||Communicating science through newspapers: A comparative study between national & regional newspapers of Nagaland|
|Authors:||Baruah, Shivajyoti Das|
|Keywords:||Science communication;Newspapers;Science coverage;Nagaland|
|Abstract:||Communicating science in today’s world has been a very important aspect of communication. With proliferation of different technological advancements, science communication is very important as modern lifestyle is intricately related with gifts of science. Another important aspect of science communication is the development of scientific temperament. Here media plays a pivotal role.|
Concentrating on newspapers, the study tries to find out how science is reflected in newspapers of Nagaland. The paper summarizes the study of how science is being communicated, what types of science items are getting preference, in what formats science items are being published in the newspapers. With an in-depth content analysis, the study makes a comparison study between national and regional newspapers of Nagaland. Taking two national newspapers along with three regional newspapers for a duration of three months, the paper discusses about various issues of science communication.
|ISSN:||2278-2796 (Online); 2278-2788 (Print)|
|Appears in Collections:||JST Vol.07(1-2) [January-June 2019]|
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