How Should Journalists Report a Scientific Study?
If you are a journalist reporting on COVID-19, you may be running into scientific studies, reports, and findings on a whole host of topical matters: vaccines, treatments, epidemiology, and more. How do you assess the value of the scientific evidence so that your story does not overstate or understate the importance of the findings or their relevance?
Article by Charles Binkley, director of bioethics, and Subbu Vincent, director of journalism & media ethics, "How Should Journalists Report a Scientific Study?" featured in Science Resources on Journalist's Toolbox.