A survey of the development of press coverage of scientific and technical information in the main European dailies , reveals three major trends — a general explosion of coverage in the Community countries studied, an increasingly specialised body of science writers and, finally, a lack of control of the networks that communicate scientific information and ensure its recognition at an international level. Even though the subject matter is mainly international, science reporting in the daily press is still in fact a question of "jobbing" and expresses all the cultural diversity of Europe.

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The development of science supplements in the European daily quality press

Pierre Fayard  

A survey of the development of press coverage of scientific and technical information in the main European dailies , reveals three major trends — a general explosion of coverage in the Community countries studied, an increasingly specialised body of science writers and, finally, a lack of control of the networks that communicate scientific information and ensure its recognition at an international level. Even though the subject matter is mainly international, science reporting in the daily press is still in fact a question of "jobbing" and expresses all the cultural diversity of Europe.

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