Media sciences / Political sciences

Media - Nov 6
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The Swiss population's trust in science and research is high to very high. As the Science Barometer Switzerland 2019 study shows, people in Switzerland have a positive attitude towards science and are keen to receive information about research, with climate and energy considered the most important topics.
Environment - Media - Sep 19

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
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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 - Jun 7

Stanford historian Tom Mullaney's interactive website, The Chinese Deathscape: Grave Reform in Modern China , shows the locations of thousands of gravesites that have been relocated in China over the past two decades.

Media - May 17

Photo credit: Lucía Vergara and Article 19-Mexico City, Mexico Photo credit: Lucía Vergara and Article 19-Mexico City, Mexico Researchers from 16 Latin American and Caribbean countries, hosted by the Institute for the Advanced Study of the Americas, will share information on the challenges journalists face and their contributions to society.

Media - Aug 15

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

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.

Media - May 23

Researchers at the Institute of Psychology show how news about immigrants and language describing immigrants shape prejudice against immigrants and other social minorities, as part of the project «Immigrants in the Media».

Media - May 1

While the influence of Facebook and Google on the news landscape has been well examined, Wikipedia's role as a source of breaking news has not received enough attention, says a University of Sydney expert.


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Media - 03.06
Professor in Tijdkritische Reactieve Software Katholieke Universiteit te Leuven (KU Leuven)
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Postdoc in analogue modelling [29710] Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule Aachen
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Research Associate (w/m/d) [29805] Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule Aachen
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Assistant / Associate Professor of Journalism University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
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