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Fiona Fox: Media meltdown over nuclear threat

Dacia Herbulock posted in on March 24th, 2011.

The UK Science Media Centre’s Director Fiona Fox has published a lengthy blog post summing up the international media’s response to the crisis in Japan. In the post, she lays out arguments against the suspicion some journalists and editors voiced — namely, that scientists with ties to the nuclear industry have a vested interest in […]

Is the story of the century being missed?

Peter Griffin posted in on February 28th, 2009.

An interesting piece on the Time website by environmental reporter Bryan Walash looks asks whether the media’s patchy coverage of the climate change issue is seeing the story of the century going unreported. As Walsh points out, few stories run so broad – into politics, economics, science, even religion. Says Walsh: “The sheer complexity means […]

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