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.

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Reviewers to demand authors share their data

(Publish date: January 19, 2016)

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(Publish date: February 16, 2016)

Why researchers keep citing retracted papers

(Publish date: January 5, 2016)

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