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The pandemic, the media & the public: The challenge of communicating evidence-based information

More than one year into the pandemic, communicating sound science to the public remains a big challenge for media makers. At times when debating science in the public sphere implies acknowledging some uncertainty, science journalists and science communicators are struggling with matching the growing demand for evidence, factual and knowledge-based information. How can we put ...

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ESMH at EuroScience Open Forum 2020

The ESMH/STOA study ‘Disinformation and Science – A survey of the gullibility of students with regard to false scientific news’ findings were presented at ESOF2020 roundtable discussion on 4 September 2020. The EuroScience Open Forum (ESOF) is a biennial, pan-European, general science conference dedicated to scientific research. The 2020 event brought together over 4 500 leading thinkers, innovators, policy-makers, journalists ...

Workshop in Milan : Techno-Scientific expertise and disinformation

Workshop in Milan : Techno-Scientific expertise and disinformation

Last Friday 14th February, the European Science-Media Hub was presented at the workshop ‘Eclissi della verità o crisi della delega tecnocratica: expertise techno-scientifiche, fake news e pratiche mediali’, organised by the Italian Society of  Science and Technology Studies (STS Italia) in cooperation with the interdisciplinary network of SSH (Social Sciences and Humanities) of Milano Politecnico ...

Debate on the disinformation phenomenon in Varese december 2019

Positive narratives to beat disinformation

A rich debate on the “disinformation phenomenon” took place last Monday 9 and Tuesday 10 December in Varese, where the Joint Research Centre (JRC) organised a participatory workshop on the topic.

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European Science-Media Hub (ESMH) at the main forum of science journalism : the 11th World Conference of Science Journalists in Lausanne

The project ESMH, its mission and its offer for science journalists were presented at the World Conference of Science Journalists (WCSJ) 2019, which attracted 1137 registered delegates from 83 countries to Lausanne between 1-5 July. The participants could hear about the ESMH training activities for journalists and its efforts to promote evidence-based information at the ...

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Presentations of the ESMH for journalists in Italy

The European Science-Media Hub presented its mission, activities and its facilities for journalists at three important journalism fora this spring: the International Journalism Festival (4 April, Perugia), the 7th national congress of science writers in Italy (19 March, Naples) and the International Science Journalism School (10 April, Erice).