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European Forum on Science Journalism. 3-4 December, 2007. Barcelona, Spain.
How to strengthen science coverage in the European press ? How to convince editors to run science stories ? How to assess the trustworthiness of scientific research ? How to explain science in an understandable fashion ? How to stimulate public interest in science news ? These are among the key questions addressed at the first European Forum on Science Journalism, taking place in Barcelona on 3-4 December 2007.
Leading science journalists and editors of national newspapers and specialised science publications from across Europe and the world meet in Barcelona to discuss the challenges in reporting on science, the impact of new technologies on the profession and importance of linking science to society and everyday life together with leading scientists and top science communication professionals from across Europe, the US, Canada, China and Australia .
Let’s talk about Science in the Media !
Several new reports are available from the web site, including a Eurobarometer on scientific research in the media, two special surveys of European scientists and media professionals, a European guide to science journalism training and an overview of science reporting in the EU. The event was attended by 200+ science journalists.