Though the media is doing some what good to disseminate the science but media alone is not capable to make the public aware about the science. The very reason behind this fact is that the most of the reader are not convinced why to read the science news? That is the reason where science communication gets paralyzed as far as science popularization through news papers or print media is concerned. This theory is based on a study conducted under ‘Rajat Jayanti Vigyan Sancharak Fellowship-2009’ in uttarakhand. For this purpose six most circulated news papers were chosen for content analysis while a preliminary survey of the study field was conducted to know the actual position of popularity and impact of science news. In this research paper science coverage by the news papers have been discussed in details as their presentation, terminology, follow up etc.

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Science news coverage and its impact on readers
A study of science popularization through newspapers in Uttarakhand

Manoj Sundriyal   Doon University, Kedarpur and UCOST Dehradun

D.P Uniyal  

Though the media is doing some what good to disseminate the science but media alone is not capable to make the public aware about the science. The very reason behind this fact is that the most of the reader are not convinced why to read the science news? That is the reason where science communication gets paralyzed as far as science popularization through news papers or print media is concerned. This theory is based on a study conducted under ‘Rajat Jayanti Vigyan Sancharak Fellowship-2009’ in uttarakhand. For this purpose six most circulated news papers were chosen for content analysis while a preliminary survey of the study field was conducted to know the actual position of popularity and impact of science news. In this research paper science coverage by the news papers have been discussed in details as their presentation, terminology, follow up etc.

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