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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2011) 5 (4): 505–528.
Published: 01 December 2011
..., evident in large public protests, made the issue highly newsworthy. For many people the news media represent their main source of information on GM and the issues surrounding it. The news media are able to influence the public agenda by making some issues more salient in the minds of the public. Moreover...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2016) 10 (3): 229–246.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Ryuma Shineha This article aims to describe time-lined changes in the topics and framings of stem cell research (SCR) and regenerative medicine (RM) in Japanese mass media after the 1990s. Seventy-four hundred news articles were collected and analyzed for co-word network structures. Network changes...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2010) 4 (1): 77–97.
Published: 01 March 2010
... first Japanese trial was conducted in 1995. This trial event garnered extensive media coverage but yielded little opposition. To understand the public reaction, a range of sources were examined, including news media and popular scientific magazines. In the case of Japan, public acceptance did not mean...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2018) 12 (4): 439–458.
Published: 01 December 2018
... social media ( Van Dijck 2011 ). Even though digital traces are permanent, digital memories are fluid and reconfigurable. How memories are presented within contexts is subject to negotiation in network environments ( Hand 2016 ). People’s relation to the past is redistributed in a new memory ecology that...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2019) 13 (2): 359–360.
Published: 01 June 2019
... years. Japan’s history of catastrophe movies seemed to eerily foreshadow the events of March 2011, after which two hundred thousand locals were forced to flee their homes, leaving everything—possessions and pets, the bodies of deceased loved ones, a sense of future—behind. As the news cycle...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2017) 11 (3): 331–352.
Published: 01 September 2017
... about the costs to farmers and national economies ( Adam 2000 ). By focusing on the media's scientific accounts (which include new scientific findings, experts' accounts in interviews with journalists, and the authority of the expertise), this article contributes to the scholarly literature on media...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2015) 9 (3): 233–252.
Published: 01 June 2015
..., some researchers ( Vermeulen and Penders 2010 ; Shrum 2010 ; Vermeulen 2009 ) also note that recent forms of collaboration in the new life sciences are structured under imposing politico-economic demands of supersizing science, which is not without cost. Generally speaking, existing quantitative...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2017) 11 (2): 185–207.
Published: 01 June 2017
... medical historian Song Daren; (3) medicolegal professionals' own appropriation of this new, more positive image of Song Ci during the early post-Mao reforms, a period that saw the reinvigoration of Western legal medicine in China; and (4) the proliferation of popular media about Song Ci during this same...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2016) 10 (1): 5–27.
Published: 01 March 2016
... had in fact said that “someone with the deletion has a super advantage, which is why the cutoff isn't worth anything” and had not delved into the discussion of race and ethnicity ( Daily Tribune 2009 ). The media repeatedly reported such news, making minor variations in content in such a way that it...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2019) 13 (2): 279–297.
Published: 01 June 2019
... quite different from traditional views and approaches in politics or governance. A Twitter revolution gets people on the street, but it is not happening simply because we have social media or other new forms of communication. Social media is great at amplifying the sense of individual voices, but...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2011) 5 (3): 417–422.
Published: 01 September 2011
... around the world have flocked to social media and news outlets, bearing witness to viral videos of the Kanto-Tōhoku earthquake's devastation and the horrifying tsunami that followed it. The tense play-by-plays of the nuclear reactors in Fukushima and speculations about health risks associated with their...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2013) 7 (1): 165–169.
Published: 01 March 2013
... devoting the whole book to one case study of a specific discipline or institution, Lam diligently analyzes a series of undertakings, such as censuses, social surveys, and archeological studies, as representative of a new style of collecting and representing social facts. To tackle the decentralized nature...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2012) 6 (3): 303–319.
Published: 01 September 2012
..., normative neuroethics should be tightly combined with insights obtained from STS research. While the English frenzy explored in this article is peculiar to South Korea, the interactions among academic research, commercial interests, and popularizations in the media result in new discourses and practices...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2016) 10 (3): 291–313.
Published: 01 September 2016
... arginase (BCT-100) 1 by exploring the three means that three Hong Kong biologist-entrepreneurs and media workers utilized to cultivate public enthusiasm for the new drug. I argue that the Hong Kong mainstream newspapers and magazines put the drug on a pedestal by exploiting the identity politics of the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2013) 7 (2): 205–220.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Akinori Kubo This article analyzes the development and reception processes for the pet-type robots known as AIBO in order to explore the multiple ways in which technoscientific practices make realities of the world. I investigate how practices of comparison work in the emergence of a new...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2018) 12 (4): 393–415.
Published: 01 December 2018
... “viral dissemination” (116). The news items, events, celebrations, informational campaigns, and other community-relevant material, posted on social media through the individual members’ accounts, or the Happiness Group general account, act to turn (individually shared and solicited experiences of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2019) 13 (2): 335–337.
Published: 01 June 2019
...Simon A. Cole Samson Lim , Siam’s New Detectives: Visualizing Crime and Conspiracy in Modern Thailand Honolulu : University of Hawai‘i Press , 2016 . 232 pp. $65.00 . Copyright © 2019 Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2019 Siam’s New Detectives is a national...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2010) 4 (4): 503–519.
Published: 01 December 2010
.... Gerhards and Shaffer (2009: 439–447) discuss two normative models of science in the public sphere, based on their analysis of the representation of science in the news media. They argue that in a “science dominated public sphere”, science is portrayed according to scientific criteria which determine “which...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2017) 11 (3): 353–372.
Published: 01 September 2017
... treatments ( Jayaraman 2005 ). Subsequently, with an increasing number of funding applications to the ICMR and the DBT, media reporting of unethical practices in biomedical research, and India's growing focus on stem cell research, the DBT and ICMR in 2005 decided to jointly release the Guidelines for Stem...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2011) 5 (1): 87–102.
Published: 01 March 2011
... media circus, primitivization, and appeal to perverse middlebrow sublime pleasures of exotic enchantment and claim to horror ( Whitfield et al. 2008 ). Alpers and his fellow authors also make a point of having asked and received permission of the Papua New Guinea government for their study and of...