عنوان مقاله [English]
In this age that is named the age of communication, the traditional view on science is being challenged by the new tools such as media. Today, science journalism has a special place and specialized journalism in different fields of science is the urgent need of the society. Issues of the society can be raised through the lens of this type of journalism. Science journalists act as a bridge between science and society. In this paper, the need of society to science journalismis explained. The goal is to acquaint the society with the importance of science journalism and its role and paying serious attention to science journalism as a link to connect science and society. This study seeks to answer this question; what is the role of science journalists in promoting knowledge of the society? In this study descriptive analytical method has been used. Due to specializationof science, each field of science has its own special language or jargon. In order to narrow the gap between professionals and the public, science journalists play the role of a mediator and actually expand the boundaries of science in order to promote knowledge of the society. The surveys show thatscience journalism is away from what it is and what out to be.