Nanotechnology in the media

By Julia Haslinger, Peter Hocke,Christiane Hauser. Institute of Technology Assessment of  the Austrian Academy of Sciences. oct 2012

On the reporting in representative daily newspapers in Austria, Germany and Switzerland.

The media can have a significant influence on the public image of science and technology, in the specific case nanotechnology.This is true in particular if only a small percentage of the population only comes directly into contact with such fields of research…