Communication in an age of ‘fake news’

Professionals need to be diligent in all communications.

As fake news appears to continue to shape our lives in 2017, a report by MPs on the House of Commons’ Science and Technology Committee, published in February, looked at the way science was being communicated to the public.

The findings revealed that the ‘Boaty McBoatface’ media furore over naming a new polar vessel had increased people’s ...

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