Sound Science and Sound Journalism in an Era of Fake News

by Arturo Herrera on December 22, 2017

Public health, energy resources, climate change challengesJoin Island Press and the Security and Sustainability Forum in a sixty minute discussion about how journalists conduct their research and investigations, confirm facts, ferret out false information and maintain a sound basis for their reporting.

Sound Science and Sound Journalism in an Era of Fake News from Security & Sustainability Forum on Vimeo.

Paul Thacker Paul Thacker

The discussion was moderated by journalist Paul Thacker and will be followed by a question and answer session. 

 

 

 

 

Carey Gillam Carey Gillam

Carey Gillam, veteran journalist and author of Whitewash: The Story of a Weed Killer, Cancer, and the Corruption of Science.  Island Press, in partnership with the Security and Sustainability Forum, for our upcoming webinar featuring veteran journalist Carey Gillam, who is Research Director for the non-profit U.S. Right to Know and author of Whitewash: The Story of a Weed Killer, Cancer, and the Corruption of Science.

 

 

Carey will be joined by Dr. Dana Barr, Environmental Health Professor at Emory’s Rollins School of Public Health for a conversation on the impacts of glyphosate on our food and health and how this research serves as a case study for the importance of scientific and journalistic rigor. The discussion will be moderated by journalist Paul Thacker and will be followed by a question and answer session.

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Jennifer Williams January 3, 2018 at 7:04 pm

As a science teacher I find this interesting and a great opportunity to share with my students.

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