Sound Science and Sound Journalism in an Era of Fake News

Sound Science and Sound Journalism in an Era of Fake News from Security & Sustainability Forum on Vimeo.

Aired Originally on January 31, 2018

Watch Island Press and the Security and Sustainability Forum in a sixty minute discussion about how journalists conduct their research and investigations, confirm facts, ferret out false information and maintain a sound basis for their reporting.

Paul Thacker

The discussion was moderated by journalist Paul Thacker and will be followed by a question and answer session. 

Carey Gillam

Carey Gillam, a veteran journalist, is the Research Director for the non-profit U.S. Right to Know and author of Whitewash: The Story of a Weed Killer, Cancer, and the Corruption of Science.

Carey is joined by Dr. Dana Barr, Environmental Health Professor at Emory’s Rollins School of Public Health for a conversation on the impacts of glyphosate on our food and health and how this research serves as a case study for the importance of scientific and journalistic rigor.