Matthew Nisbet at Framing Science writes that, contrary to "conventional wisdom that entertainment media portray science and scientists in a negative light," research has shown that scientists are equally portrayed positively and negatively in television, film, and other media. Further, "more recent research even suggests that in contemporary entertainment media, scientists are portrayed in an almost exclusively positive light and often as heroes," he writes.

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