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Science and Fake News: Communicating Science in an Era of Post-Truth

Created: February 8, 2018

The rise of fake news has dominated the world of politics since the last U.S. election cycle. But fake news is not at all new in the world of science. What has changed now is social media and the potential to disseminate this kind of news much faster among social networks. So how should scientists and researchers respond to fake news? What are the insights provided by science communication research that can help us address the fake news phenomena in this brave new world of science communication? Find out from Dominique Brossard, professor and chair in the Department of Life Sciences Communication at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

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