A dangerous balancing act: On matters of science, a well-meaning desire to present all views equally can be an Trojan horse for damaging falsehoods

David Robert Grimes

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Abstract

Journalistic impartiality is a laudable aim, but overly rigid application of unbiased reporting may do more harm than good. The issue of false balance in science reporting has severe consequences for health and the environment.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)e48706
JournalEMBO Reports
Volume20
Issue number8
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 09 Jul 2019

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