Science in Radio Broadcasting

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The international symposium Science on air: the role of radio in science communication was held in Trieste on 1 and 2 October, 2004. To our knowledge, it is the first conference ever specifically held on science in radio, and it is certainly the first time science radio journalists, researchers, and media experts from 16 different countries met to discuss their journalistic practice and the role of radio in science communication. The main results are presented in this section.

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21 December 2004

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The international symposium "Science on air: the role of radio in science communication" was held in Trieste on 1 and 2 October, 2004.

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Contemporary radio is under-studied by academic researchers, while on the contrary it expresses great exigencies of knowledge.

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What makes a science story? Behind the scene there are many choices: what, how and when to broadcast.

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Historical background The BBC Radio Science Unit has its roots in two radio networks, going back more than 40 years.

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The Radio is an instrument of communication that has percolated to all the strata of the diverse Indian society.