Challenges to trust and legitimacy: working with the media

2 March | 13:00 – 14:15 UTC | 14:00 - 15:15 CET
Challenges to trust and legitimacy: working with the media

This webinar is a joint initiative of the Global Development Network (GDN) and The International Science Council (ISC). The webinar examines the relationship between the media and organized science in the current global context.

Research and scientific studies provide a deeper understanding of complex issues and a basis for evidence-based policymaking. To the media, research brings objectivity and accuracy. It is through this that the media plays a critical role in informing the public and holding public institutions accountable. On the other hand, for researchers, the media is a strong channel for dialogue, dissemination and socialization of research practice, one that is still largely unexplored and yet essential.

The webinar seeks to explore:

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Jon Fahey

Science & Health Editor at the Associated Press

Miguel Jaramillo

Senior Researcher, GRADE Peru

Kamila Navarro

Editor, National University of Singapore

Anubha Bhonsle

Founder Newsworthy Studio


Nick Ishmael-Perkins

ISC Senior Consultant

This webinar will be of particular interests for researchers seeking to increase engagement with news media. 

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This webinar is part of the ISC Public Value of Science project, which aims to enable scientific engagement among researchers in view of the current social and technological context.

Photo by Priscilla Du Preez on Unsplash

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