Series

Misinformation in science

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. This interesting series explores how misinformation in science news affects public understanding, the dangers of such misrepresentation, and whether authors, universities, and institutions are also partly responsible for misinformation in science.

Part 01

Much of the public understanding of scientific knowledge is dependent on mainstream media coverage of science. However, the media's representation of scientific…

Part 02

Media outlets and journalists are often blamed for communicating exaggerated or distorted reports of scientific research to the public. However, a recent study has…