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This paper considers ethical and moral aspects of the ways in which consumers are solicited to attend to a science news story. Science news values and the use of sensational headlines and images are considered in the context of evolutionary ethics and moral psychology.

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https://doi.org/10.31274/sciencecommunication-180809-33

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Attracting Audiences to Science News: Ethical and Moral Considerations

This paper considers ethical and moral aspects of the ways in which consumers are solicited to attend to a science news story. Science news values and the use of sensational headlines and images are considered in the context of evolutionary ethics and moral psychology.

 

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