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ESMH Press Review – October 7, 2020

Conspiracy theoris, Green Deal & research integrity: check out the ESMH selection of 16 science & tech news published in the last weeks on the web. Pick your favourite from the most popular topics in the mainstream media!

Coronavirus: Journalists, researchers and policy-makers discuss tackling misinformation at ESMH event

Everyone is looking for news during the Covid-19 crisis and traditional media play an important role in providing people with reliable health information during the pandemic and helping them to navigate through the effects of the virus. However, misinformation and false information have also increased during the crisis. This particularly affects vulnerable sections of society ...

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The role of school settings in COVID-19 transmission

So far, sending children back to school does not seem to have increased community transmission rates, even though EU countries have adopted different strategies. Keeping schools open is very important for children’s health and well-being.

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Climate change & storytelling: challenges for the (post) Covid-19 era

End of 2019: Climate change, technological innovation and sustainability are among the priority subjects for the European Science-Media Hub (ESMH) to cover, as they get increasing attention in the media and they have a prominent place in the EU policy agenda. End of May 2020: European Parliament, Strasbourg: a hundred of young enthusiastic science communicators ...

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Corona: Is misinformation more contagious than the virus?

Virtual event for science journalists, Monday 28 September 2020, 10:00-12:00 via WEBEX.

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ESMH Press Review – September 16, 2020

Climate change, Internet off Things & Disinformation: check out the ESMH selection of 20 science & tech news published in the last weeks on the web. Pick your favourite from the most popular topics in the mainstream media!

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AI in journalism : with power come responsibilities

Media organisations worldwide show a growing awareness and adoption of artificial intelligence for information gathering, storytelling and news distribution. Given the potential transformative power of AI in journalism, media organisations must consider how best to use AI tools to fulfill their mission. They should reflect on the impacts that AI in journalism has on democracy, diversity and public values.

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ESMH Press Review – September 2, 2020

Artificial Intelligence, Covid-19 resurgence & green recovery: check out the ESMH selection of 19 science & tech news published in the last weeks on the web. Pick your favourite from the most popular topics in the mainstream media!

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Dexamethasone : the first life-saving drug for COVID-19 patients

Clinical trials make it possible to evaluate whether a treatment improves outcomes. Developing a hypothesis, for example if treatment A is better than standard treatment B, clinical trials enable understanding of the role of an intervention in improving patient care. In the current search for a successful treatment against COVID-19, ongoing multiple clinical trials have started to make a difference, such as the Recovery clinical trial on dexamethasone, which has given a definitive verdict on the use of corticosteroids during COVID-19.

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COVID-19 : tracking clusters to keep ahead of fresh surges

With many countries around the world beginning to see or anticipating a resurgence of COVID-19, attention has been turning to how to avoid an economically punishing second round of lockdowns while keeping transmission down. One method is by examining the types of hotspots where clusters of cases emerge.

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