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Developing world media "lacks critical analysis of GM"

Collection:
Agricultural Communications Documentation Center (ACDC)
Contributor:
Ngandwe, Talent (main author)
Format:
News release
Publication Date:
2005-05-25
Published:
International
Location:
Agricultural Communications Documentation Center, Funk Library, University of Illinois Box: 143
Subject Term:
biotechnology, Brazil, coverage, crops, developing countries, farmers, food, food safety, India, information sources, Kenya, mass media, media effectiveness, newspapers, reporting, roles, Zambia, genetic engineering
Notes:
Science and Development Network. 2 pages., Summarizes results of a survey of media coverage relating to genetically modified crops in five developing countries. Reports that "news stories often lack critical analysis of the issues at stake, and rarely represent the views of farmers."