MITWorld Panel on Disinformation
MIT just posted this event from the past spring. Other programs related to media can be found at the site.
April 27, 2010
A few hundred years after the Enlightenment, western civilization is rushing back to the Dark Ages. The causes are debatable, but, argue these science journalists, the public increasingly rejects the findings of science, from climate change to evolution, and is turning away from rationality and reason in general.
Staff Writer, The New Yorker
Blogger, Discover Magazine
2009-2010 Knight Journalism Fellow
Instructor, The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice
Senior Research Fellow, Economic Growth Program, New America Foundation
National Science Writer, The Washington Post