How Science Is Communicated Is More Important Than You Might Think

How Science Is Communicated Is More Important Than You Might Think

FORBES

\ March 29, 2016 /

I cannot recall a situation more emblematic of the challenges of science journalism than the one pointed out to me by my physician during an office visit about five years ago. Knowing that I worked in the science media field, he presented me with two articles he had clipped from two different national daily papers, both published on the exact same day. One headline, from the New York Times NYT -0.55%, boldly read, “Extra Vitamin D and Calcium Aren’t Necessary, Report Says.” The other one, from the Wall Street Journal: “Triple That Vitamin D Intake, Panel Prescribes.”

Visit: http://www.forbes.com/sites/gmoanswers/2016/03/29/importance-science-communication/#2303bff75015 to read the full article.

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