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Document type:
Zeitschriftenaufsatz 
Author(s):
Schönbauer, Sarah; Müller, Ruth 
Non-TUM Co-author(s):
nein 
Cooperation:
Title:
A Risky Object? How Microplastics Are Represented in the German Media 
Abstract:
Microplastics are increasingly populating the environment and human and nonhuman bodies. Their presence has invoked concerns about potential environmental and health effects, resulting in increasing research and media reporting. Here, we explore how the German print media reported on microplastics between 2004 and 2018. We find three distinct phases of reporting in which microplastics are introduced, stabilized, and destabilized as a “risk object.” We show that different attributions of risk go...    »
 
Intellectual Contribution:
Discipline-based Research 
Journal title:
Science Communication 
Journal listet in FT50 ranking:
nein 
Year:
2021 
Journal volume:
43 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
543– 569 
Reviewed:
ja 
Language:
en 
Key publication:
Nein 
Peer reviewed:
Ja 
Commissioned:
not commissioned 
Technology:
Nein 
Interdisciplinarity:
Ja 
Mission statement:
Ethics and Sustainability:
Ja