Misinformation in science news: How the media shapes public understanding

Misinformation in science news: How the media shapes public understanding

Much of the public understanding of scientific knowledge is dependent on mainstream media coverage of science. However, the media's representation of scientific research is not always accurate. Why is science news often distorted and how does this affect public understanding? What are the dangers of such misrepresentation? Read on to find out.

INDUSTRY NEWS

Greenleaf Publishing is pleased to announce that the journal Business, Peace and Sustainable Development is now open access

Business, Peace and Sustainable Development aims to understand the relationship between business, peace and sustainable development. The journal examines closely the concept of 'corporate peace,' which includes social, business and strategic dimensions. Corporate peace encourages organizations to consider social justice, sustainable development and the reduction of violence in their business plans.

Is virtual collaboration facilitating the learning process?

Is virtual collaboration facilitating the learning process?
IGI Global

What is better — digital instruction or classroom instruction? And is it possible for teachers to make strong connections with students over the Internet? The growing popularity of online learning programs has prompted various studies in this area to answer these questions.

Time for serious solutions in scholarly publishing

Time for serious solutions in scholarly publishing

Changing incentives to researchers and scientific-centric technology solutions could be the new normal. Today, the social media networks for scientists — the likes of ResearchGate, Academia.edu and Mendeley — have only started a timid foray into what the future of scholarly publishing could look like.

ADDITIONAL UPDATES

Free e-book from Editage Insights!

Editage knows that writing and publishing a research paper is no easy feat. This free e-book will help you learn more about what constitutes a good research paper, what are some of the issues that could lead to journal rejection, and how you can avoid rejection.

Cabell's Perspectives

Our staff at Cabell's engages with the academic community and scholarly publishers on a daily basis. While most discussions are positive and productive with ethical publications and academics, we are also contacted by predatory publishers attempting to sneak their journals into our Whitelist and disheartened authors who have found themselves victims...

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