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Media attention to GM food cases: an innovation perspective

Collection:
Agricultural Communications Documentation Center (ACDC)
Contributor:
Flipse, Steven M. (main author), Osseweijer, Patricia (author)
Format:
Journal article
Publication Date:
2012
Published:
International
Location:
Agricultural Communications Documentation Center, Funk Library, University of Illinois
Subject Term:
biotechnology, case studies, coverage, food, food safety, innovations, mass media, news media, reporting, genetic engineering, food industry, genetic modification
Notes:
Authors examine tone of voice in coverage of the Monarch butterfly case (USA), GM potato case (UK)and StarLink corn case (USA). Suggest two ways forward: greater transparency by innovators that allows participation by the public in the production development process and quicker responses by scientists.