The image of science in Mythbusters
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The aim of this thesis is to study how the television show MythBusters constructs an image of science in terms of its narrative components and connotations. It is argued that, MythBusters portrays science as an appealing activity but its way is controversial. While positioning science as a joyful, beneficial and understandable phenomenon, MythBusters reinforces its objectivity and patriarchy, associates it with violence and blurs the line between scientific curiosity with any other type.
P96.S33 Y55 2009
Science in mass media.