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Science on TV: Forms and Reception of Science Programmes on French Television

Abstract : We report a study of the reception by adults of science programmes broadcast on French television. Long, semi-directive interviews were carried out during which a number of short fragments were shown. Part of a wider study (including children, scientists and professionals involved in the production of such programmes), this research shows that there are not one but several, very different, readings of science programmes. That implies that, in the view of the public, there is no unique, "ideal" form for a science programme and that, indeed, the term popularisation of science can have several very different meanings.
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Suzanne de Cheveigné, Eliseo Veron. Science on TV: Forms and Reception of Science Programmes on French Television. Public Understanding of Science, SAGE Publications, 1996, 5, pp.231. ⟨halshs-00171768⟩

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