July 11, 2014, by Andrew Gibson
Research and the media: Dr Andy Williams
The below video features a keynote speech from Dr Andy Williams, Lecturer at the Cardiff School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies and former RCUK Research Fellow in Risk, Health and Science Communication (2008-10).
Dr Williams addressed recent research into UK journalists and their sources and what it tells us about the quality and independence of science reporting. His presentation touched on changing working conditions in journalism and the use of PR tactics by scientists (and universities!), and was followed by questions from the audience.
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