Press Releases and Media Coverage
Kahle, K.*, Sharon, A. J.*, & Baram-Tsabari, A. (2016). Footprints of fascination: Digital traces of public engagement with particle physics on CERN’s social media platforms. PLOS ONE, 11(5), e0156409. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0156409
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Footprints of Fascination: Digital Traces of Public Engagement with Particle Physics on CERN's Social Media Platforms
Although the scientific community increasingly recognizes that its communication with the public may shape civic engagement with science, few studies have characterized how this communication occurs online. Social media plays a growing role in this engagement, yet it is not known if or how different platforms support different types of engagement.