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    • Achieving Public Understanding of Research in Developing Countries 

      Lewenstein, Bruce V.; Joubert, Marina; Radin, Joanna (Cornell University Department of Communication, 2002-12)
      This set of webpages documents a workshop on "Achieving Public Understanding of Research in Developing Countries." The goal of the workshop was to explore differences between how "public understanding of science" is ...
    • Assessing models of outreach in ELSI projects: Final Report to the DOE's ELSI program 

      Lewenstein, Bruce V.; Brossard, Dominique (2007-01-16)
      This report examined the presence of four models of science communication in outreach projects funded by the U.S. Department of Energy's Ethical, Legal, and Societal Implications (ELSI) program. The four models were: ...
    • Biotechnology and the American Media: The Policy Process and the Elite Press, 1970-1999 

      Nisbet, Matthew C.; Lewenstein, Bruce V. (2002)
      In this paper, we present a quantitative content analysis of biotechnology-related coverage appearing in the New York Times and Newsweek between the years 1970 to 1999, examining patterns of media attention and evaluating ...
    • Copyright and Commerce: The DMCA, Trusted Systems, and the Stabilization of Distribution 

      Gillespie, Tarleton (The Information Society (Taylor & Francis publ.), 2004-09)
      The Digital Millennium Copyright Act has been criticized for granting too much power to copyright holders, offering them new technological controls that may harm the public interest. But, by considering this exclusively ...
    • Designed to 'Effectively Frustrate': Copyright, Technology, and the Agency of Users 

      Gillespie, Tarleton (New Media & Society (Sage publ.), 2006-08)
      Recently, the major U.S. music and movie companies have pursued a dramatic renovation in their approach to copyright enforcement. This shift, from the ?code? of law to the ?code? of software, looks to technologies themselves ...
    • Engineering a Principle: 'End-to-End' in the Design of the Internet 

      Gillespie, Tarleton (Social Studies of Science (Sage publ.), 2006-06)
      The term 'end-to-end' has become a familiar characterization of the architecture of the Internet, not only in engineering discourse, but in contexts as varied as political manifestos, commercial promotions, and legal ...
    • Expertise, democracy, and science communication 

      Lewenstein, Bruce V. (2016-04-26)
      This paper presents an argument for the essential intertwining of expertise, democracy, and science communication.
    • Facebook Usage: Limiting and Leaving 

      Baumer, Eric P. S.; Adams, Phil; Khovanskaya, Vera; Liao, Tony; Smith, Madeline; Sosik, Victoria Schwanda; Williams, Kaiton (2013-01-11)
      These data come from a questionnaire of over 400 Internet users, focusing specifically on Facebook and those users who have left the service. Results are reported in Baumer, E. P. S., Adams, P., Khovanskaya, V., Liao, T., ...
    • Framing Annotation Data for News Articles 

      Baumer, Eric P. S.; Elovic, Elisha; Qin, Ying; Polletta, Francesca; Gay, Geri (North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics (NAACL), 2015)
      These data were collected from Mechanical Turk workers ( and students at two research universities who were asked to highlight the words and phrases related to framing in political news articles.
    • Modelos de comprensión pública: la política de la participación pública (Models of Public Understanding: The Politics of Public Engagement) 

      Lewenstein, Bruce V. (University of Salamanca, 2010-12)
      In this paper, I will highlight some of the assumptions underlying the new language and approach in the field of science communication, –that is, the language of public engagement or social appropriation. My goal is to ...
    • Models of public communication of science and technology 

      Lewenstein, Bruce V. (2003-06-16)
      Science journalism, science museums, community outreach programs about science – all these forms of "public communication of science and technology" have a long history. But little is understood about the systematic ...
    • The Politics of 'Platforms' 

      Gillespie, Tarleton (2009-05-20)
      Online content providers such as YouTube are carefully positioning themselves to users, clients, advertisers, and policymakers, making strategic claims as to what they do and do not do, and how their place in the information ...
    • The Salience of Small: Nanotechnology Coverage in the American Press, 1986-2004 

      Lewenstein, Bruce V.; Gorss, Jason; Radin, Joanna (2010-01-08)
      Recent studies of media coverage of biotechnology have suggested that such coverage was similar to coverage of nuclear energy and other "emerging technologies." To move beyond individual cases and towards a broader theory ...
    • Science Books Since 1945. 

      Lewenstein, Bruce V. (Univ. of North Carolina Press, 2009)
      In the United States after World War II, new research findings were not considered “science” until they appeared in refereed journals. Yet books remained (and remain) tremendously important in American science. They ...
    • Science Communication Training: What are We Trying to Teach? 

      Baram-Tsabari, Ayelet; Lewenstein, Bruce (2017)
      The rapid growth in public communication of science and technology has led to a highly diverse and large number of training programs. Using a learning-centered approach, we ask: What are the learning goals of science ...
    • The speculative world of emerging technologies 

      Hilgartner, Stephen; Lewenstein, Bruce V. (2014-05-12)
      Amid all the excitement about specific technological advances, it’s easy to lose sight of how emerging technologies are more than particular new techniques and tools. Rather than viewing them simply as a collection of ...
    • SURVEY: Views about, knowledge of, and skills in science communication 

      AUTHOR, AUTHOR (2011-01-12)
      This file contains the survey developed and reported in the article "What do scientists need to learn in order to communicate better? Measuring scientists' views about, and knowledge of, and skills in, science communication"
    • Was There Really a Popular Science 'Boom'? 

      Lewenstein, Bruce V. (1987)
    • What does citizen science accomplish 

      Lewenstein, Bruce V. (2004-06-08)
      The terms "citizen science" and "citizen scientist" have at least three meanings: (1) the participation of nonscientists in the process of gathering data according to specific scientific protocols and in the process of ...