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Science and the media: time to experiment?

Beckett, Charlie (2008) Science and the media: time to experiment? POLIS: journalism and society at the LSE (22 May 2008). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

The biggest stories of our age are based on science: global warming, abortion term limits, even the earthquake and cyclone disasters. And yet journalists, who usually have an Arts background, are notoriously poor at understanding the facts. Fiona Fox has written an excellent article about whether the media is getting better or worse at reporting in the age of what Nick Davies calls ‘churnalism’ in his book Flat Earth News.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/polis/
Additional Information: © 2008 The Author(s); Online
Divisions: Media and Communications
Subjects: J Political Science > JC Political theory
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN1990 Broadcasting
Q Science > Q Science (General)
Sets: Departments > Media and Communications
Research centres and groups > POLIS
Date Deposited: 23 May 2017 10:28
Last Modified: 10 Jul 2019 23:23
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/78387

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