The Celebrity Scientists

Doctoral thesis English OPEN
Fahy, Declan;
(2010)
  • Publisher: Dublin City University. School of Communications
  • Subject: History | Communication | Mass media | science studies, celebrity studies, media studies, science communication, intellectual history

This collective case study examines how four contemporary British scientists and popular science writers, Stephen Hawking, Richard Dawkins, Susan Greenfield and James Lovelock, are portrayed in mass media as celebrities. It finds that the scientists’ private and public ... View more
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