Der aufgeklärte Patient in der Informationsgesellschaft
Welche und wie viel Öffentlichkeit braucht die Wissenschaft?
A cooperation between science, the media and the public brings with it both chances and difficulties. The article first describes five sectors of the public within which science operates. It then uses the Shannon-Weaver-diagram as an example to describe in more detail the role of the media in the process of providing information (about science) to its target (the public). Finally, the article suggests that science should be opened up to the public and the media without surrendering its own rules of operation to those of the media.Zum vollständigen Artikel | Artikel bestellen