Alok Jha: Science and the Media - Discussion

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Scientists and journalists need different things from science. Discuss.

Recent debates on copy-checking of science-based articles in the media have exposed a gulf between what journalists do and what some scientists think journalists should do.

Chair Dr Alice Bell opens the floor to questions from the audience and leads an impassioned debate on how scientists and journlists can better understand each other.

View the opening presentations from Ananyo Bhattacharya, Chief Online Editor at Nature, Chris Chambers from Cardiff University's School of Psychology, science writer Ed Yong, and Head of the UK's Science Media Centre, Fiona Fox.

This event was held at the Royal Institution on Tuesday 13 March 2012 and forms part of a series curated for the Ri by Alok Jha.

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Alok Jha, Dr Alice Bell, Dr Ananyo Bhattacharya, Dr Chris Chambers
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London, UK
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The Theatre
Published:
2012
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2012
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Royal Institution

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