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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:
5
Pages contribution:
543– 569
Reviewed:
ja
Language:
en
Judgement review:
0
Key publication:
Nein
Peer reviewed:
Ja
Commissioned:
not commissioned
Technology:
Nein
Interdisciplinarity:
Ja
Mission statement:
;
Ethics and Sustainability:
Ja
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