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Promoting trust in science and countering misinformation: a task for all

Misinformation is a new pandemic, one for which the only cure is knowledge. Informed audiences, media-savvy scientists, and high-quality journalism are key to counter misinformation. These are the main takeaways from the debate on 'Promoting trust in science to counter misinformation', the third event of a series called Science-Media Days, which took place on 20 ...

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Promoting trust in science to counter misinformation

🇪🇸 Consult Spanish version 🇪🇸 Promoting trust in science to counter misinformation: communicating science evidence beyond the pandemic Who: Organised by the European Science-Media Hub of the European Parliament’s Panel for the future of Science and Technology (STOA) in cooperation with the European Parliament Liaison Office in Madrid. When: Friday 20 May 2022, 11:30-14:30 Where: ...

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“Interactive dialogue on social media platforms can help build public trust” – takeaways from the ESMH event at EYE2021

What lessons can we learn from Covid-19 to help us tackle the climate emergency? Has Covid-19 changed the way in which we interact with science? How can we reduce the impact of misinformation? And what roles should policymakers, journalists, scientists, and online platforms play?

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Quality information given by experts is like a vaccine against falsehoods

Scientists and experts should be available to communicate with the media, or their spot will be taken by false experts. But providing more information to the audience can also have a negative side effect: overconfidence.

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Science & misinformation: the first pandemic in the digital age

Organised by the European Science-Media Hub (ESMH) in the Panel for the future of Science and Technology (STOA) in cooperation with the European Parliament Liaison Office in Lisbon WORKSHOP IN PORTUGUESE WITHOUT INTERPRETATION Monday 22 March 2021, 10.00 - 11.30 Lisbon time/11:00-12:30 Brussels time How do we protect ourselves from conspiracy theories and disinformation? What ...

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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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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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AI, machine learning & automation: what future for journalism?

What does the rise of automation mean to media makers? How is AI affecting journalism? Which role can algorithms play in this changing context and what are the possible ethical implications? How to combine AI and humans in the journalism of the future?