Communication researchers and policy-making



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  • Communication -- Research -- United States -- History.,
  • Communication policy -- United States -- History.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Sandra Braman.
SeriesThe MIT Press sourcebooks
ContributionsBraman, Sandra.
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LC ClassificationsP91.5.U5 C66 2003
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 605 p. :
Number of Pages605
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Open LibraryOL3566506M
ISBN 10026252340X
LC Control Number2002043157

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The third section focuses on communication as a means to inform policy-makers. This outlines key elements that must be considered to ensure researchers get the right message to the right people at the right time. Section four introduces the three communication products that are the focus of this guide: the policy brief.

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Sandra Braman has collected a set of perspectives on policy research and the policy-making process by those whose principal concern is the production, consumption and regulation of the media and communication services in the : Ma Mit Press. communication Toolkit Nº1 This toolkit is part of a series addressing different aspects and tools on research communication for policy influence.

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Why Research is Underutilized in Policymaking: Community Dissonance Theory 6. Breaking Through Stereotypes of Policymakers 7. What Knowledge Producers Should Know About the Policymaking Process 8. Barriers to and Rewards of Cross-Cultural Communication 9. Communicating With Policymakers: Insights from Policy-Minded Researchers 3 Science communication between researchers and policy makers.

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