A Grain of Truth debunks the myth that growing public distrust of genetically modified organisms can be attributed to scientific illiteracy or sensationalistic news stories. Arguing neither for nor against genetic engineering and other forms of biotechnology, this book charges both media and industry with ignoring the concerns of the general public and encourages greater public debate over biotech and other such complex issues.
Susanna Hornig Priest is associate professor of journalism at Texas A&M University.
Chapter 1 Introduction Chapter 2 Reinventing Milk Chapter 3 World Reaction Chapter 4 U.S. Public Opinion Emerges Chapter 5 U.S. Culture and the New Genetics Chapter 6 The Labeling Controversy and Public Perceptions of Risk Chapter 7 The Cloning Story Chapter 8 The Terminator Gene Chapter 9 Lessons and Directions
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