Media sciences / Political sciences

Environment - Media - Mar 26
In crises such as coronavirus, the value of research and facts becomes clear. Even when experts don't (and can't) have all the answers, we've got to listen to what they have to say, says Reto Knutti.
Media - Feb 27

In a complex news environment, Stanford professors urge voters to be careful consumers of political information and to think hard about where information comes from and how it reaches them. This year, California will join more than a dozen states in holding its primary elections on Super Tuesday, March 3, three months earlier than in 2016.

Health - Media - Dec 17, 2019

UCL has been ranked second in the world for scientific research which has generated the most public attention and discussion, according to the Altmetric Top 100 released today. The university has six papers listed in the Top 100, which tracked over 2.7 million research outputs in 2019.

Environment - Media - Sep 19, 2019

The New York Times building in New York City. The New York Times makes a concerted effort to drive home the point that climate change is real, but it does a poor job of presenting the basic facts about climate change that could convince skeptics, according to a review of the paper's coverage since 1980.

Media - Jul 1, 2019

The 11 th World Conference of Science Journalists (WCSJ) is being held in Lausanne this week, attracting some 1,200 visitors to our city.

Media - Social Sciences - Feb 25

Guidelines on reporting suicide are aimed at preventing further suicides and minimising distress to the bereaved. Here Dr Alexandra Pitman (UCL Psychiatry) writes about her research looking at how relatives of suicide victims respond to news, and speaks to others in the field.

Media - Nov 6, 2019

The Swiss population's trust in science and research is high to very high.

Media - Aug 15, 2019

The #MeToo movement has encouraged women to share their personal stories of sexual harassment. While the movement amplifies previously unheard voices, a Carnegie Mellon University analysis of #MeToo media coverage shows accusers are often portrayed as sympathetic, but with less power and agency than their alleged perpetrators.

Media - Innovation - Jun 13, 2019

Stanford scientist and graduating doctoral student Irena Fischer-Hwang made a new discovery during her studies at Stanford: a passion for data-driven news. She will be coming back to the Farm in the fall to pursue a second degree; this time, a master's in communication.

Selected Jobs
Business/Economics - 12.03
Dozentin / Dozent für English Business Communication (60-80%) Hochschule Luzern - Wirtschaft
Business/Economics - 05.03
Dozentin / Dozent für Business Communication (80%) Hochschule Luzern - Wirtschaft
Media - 11.03
Associate Professorship in Media Science University of Southern Denmark
Media - 06.03
Associate Professorships, Centre for Journalism University of Southern Denmark
Social Sciences - 11.02
Postdoc for social media intervention to reduce smoking Katholieke Universiteit te Leuven (KU Leuven)
Media - 29.01
6-year Postdoc (m/f/d) in Computational Journalism / Media Audiences (Uni) Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
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