Journalism is a gender of knowledge, a way to understand the world and to make the life better. We study this knowledge like as professional work for improve the citizenship rights (see C. Abramo). When the scientific journalist works to improve the population health, he has to make choices. He is a citizen (see T. Marshall), he has values (see A. Heller), knows how to be journalist. His knowledge has to be specific and his ethical values it can be the opposite of others knowledge, for example the medical. In this way, journalist work for human’s health rights, he must know what is the science and its economic values in the capitalism.

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Scientific journalism and citizenship rights

Alice Mitika Koshiyama   University of São Paulo (Universidade de São Paulo – USP)

Journalism is a gender of knowledge, a way to understand the world and to make the life better. We study this knowledge like as professional work for improve the citizenship rights (see C. Abramo). When the scientific journalist works to improve the population health, he has to make choices. He is a citizen (see T. Marshall), he has values (see A. Heller), knows how to be journalist. His knowledge has to be specific and his ethical values it can be the opposite of others knowledge, for example the medical. In this way, journalist work for human’s health rights, he must know what is the science and its economic values in the capitalism.

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