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Crisis or self-correction: Rethinking how the media cover science

Added: 12.03.2018 21:28 | 25 views | 0 comments

Source: ww2.kqed.org
Source: ww2.kqed.org

One of the recurring media narratives about the nature of science today is that it is 'broken' or 'in crisis.' But an analysis of how the media cover science news argues that generalizations about a crisis in science aren't justified by the available evidence. The essay proposes that those who communicate science, including journalists, scholars and scientists themselves, should more accurately convey its investigatory nature, the self-correction process, and corrective measures without legitimizing a faulty narrative.

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