Contributor: Martin Angler

Martin Angler profile pictureMartin W. Angler @martinangler is a freelance science journalist based in Italy who mainly works for international news media. While he specialises in science storytelling, he also loves debunking false news about science and writing investigative stories. Martin is also the editor-in-chief of Eurac research’s science blog network. His textbooks on science journalism, blogging and storytelling have been published by Routledge and Springer. He runs workshops on science writing for academics and young journalists.

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Mike S. Schäfer: “Science is a matter of facts, not opinions”

Mike S. Schäfer from the University of Zurich talks about why the pandemic has amplified science journalists’ fatigue, how accelerated science affects the quality of reporting, and how politics can ease the burden. How has the pandemic affected science journalism? The pandemic has changed science journalism’s standing in society. We are now living at a ...

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Cary Funk: “It is important to engage with people who have a low level of trust in scientists”

Cary Funk from Pew Research Center talks about the impact of people’s ideology and education on their trust in scientists, medical treatments and vaccines, and how science communication can overcome this.