EAGLE FP7 project: WP2: Mass media and Social media: Move towards mutual understanding

WP2 objective: illuminate the following questions

  • What are some current practices of leading information sources (e.g. industry, expert organisations, national agencies for radioactive waste management, controlling authorities, and users of ionising radiation in the medical field sector) in their approach to public information through traditional and new media?
  • How are those practices informed? What are the underlying assumptions and goals?
  • Which practices are judged to provide best results, and on which criteria?
  • How do mass media actors view these practices? How do these information source practices align with media goals and practices?
  • Can mutual adjustments be made? By which means?
  • Is there a special role for new media, in particular social media?
  • Are information sources successfully social media?
  • Which are the lessons to be learned and the possible improvements to be made?
  • Can mutual adjustments be made? By which means?
  • Is there a special role for new media, in particular social media?
  • Are source institutions successfully utilising social media?
  • Which are the lessons to be learned and the possible improvements to be made?