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The FFS Show episode 7: How well did the media report on Covid-19?

Episode 7 of the FFS podcast is live!

This episode features a special interview with Alex Clegg, who has worked with charity Sense About Science.

We talked about how well the media had reported scientific information about the Covid-19 pandemic, and how it could improve its coverage of scientific issues.

Sense About Science aims to increase public knowledge of scientific information, and promotes good practice in reporting of science issues. It has published numerous guides for journalists and the public, including one on peer review and another on Covid-19 testing.

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Listen to episode seven below and subscribe to The FFS Show on your favourite podcast platform.

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