Distinguishing Scientific Facts from Disinformation and Distortion

TUE, APR 5, 2022 (38:41)

Vested interests have the resources to distort public information about important issues such as climate change, fossil fuels, nuclear energy.
Elliott Negin has been confronting artificial facts for years.
In this discussion, he provides examples of disinformation and explains when to be suspicious and how to get the real facts.

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Elliott Negin writes about Union of Scientists (UCS) topics for a range of news organizations. Prior to joining UCS, Elliott Negin was the Washington communications director for the Natural Resources Defense Council, a foreign news editor at National Public Radio, the managing editor of American Journalism Review, and the editor of Nuclear Times and Public Citizen magazines.

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