Bringing scientists, journalists and policymakers together : communicate better sound science to all!
Contributor: Elisabetta Tola
Elisabetta Tola Ph.D. in Microbiology, science and data journalist. Tow-Knight fellow 2019 for entrepreneurial journalism at CUNY, founder of Facta.eu and founder and CEO of formicablu. Media trainer on digital tools and strategies.
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 ...
"Journalists, and particularly science journalists, need to be fair, transparent and analytical" Interview with Alok Jha, science correspondent for The Economist, writing on everything from cosmology to particle physics and stem cells to climate change. Most science stories needed today and dealt with by the media are very complex and require not only specialist skills ...
"A green recovery, after the Covid-19 crisis, is possible" Interview with Fiona Harvey, award-winning environment journalist for the Guardian. The Covid-19 outbreak represents a point of change where we, as a society, need to look into the future by designing different approaches to our economic development and foster a transition towards a more sustainable way ...
"Great science journalism requires a methodology" Interview with Luca De Biase, journalist & Innovation editor at Il Sole 24 Ore and editor in chief at Nova24. Lecturer on Media Ecology at University Sant’Anna, Pisa, and Stanford University. There was a moment before the pandemic when we saw a surge of interest towards the climate crisis. ...
Media literacy, a scientist's opinion Interview with Walter Quattrociocchi, head of the Laboratory of Data and Complexity at Ca’ Foscari University of Venice. How would you define media literacy? Walter Quattrociocchi: The definition varies greatly depending on the problem that you are trying to solve. Media literacy is invoked as a decisive tool with respect ...
Inaccuracy or intentional manipulation: the circulation of false information has become one of the leading problems we are facing in the digital environment. Now watchdogs are fighting back with a range of solutions.
Media literacy, a scientist's opinion Interview with Jenni Sargent, managing director of First Draft. What is your definition of media literacy? Jenni Sargent: It's very difficult because I'm one of the most vocal critics of the expression media literacy. I worry that it can be patronising because it ignores the fact that many of the ...
onSeptember 18, 2019
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