Genetically modified crops 2.0: The decline of media controversy in digital journalism

Maria Josep Picó Garcés


The controversy over the effects of GM crops on nature and health was one of the most intense media debates of the late twentieth century. Despite the existence of Web 2.0 tools for the transmission of information, the controversy is now declining in digital media, with the exception of France and the United Kingdom, where the debate is still ongoing among citizens and environmental action is constant.


digital journalism; environment; GM crops; biotechnology; blogs

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