Science Debate and Miscommunication on Social Media

Submitted by Emily Harari to fulfill the ethics in science requirement for the Young Scientist Program at BMSIS. Background Media Bias in American Media The Founding Fathers of the United States pointed out media bias as early as the 1800s, claiming it targeted their campaigns (1). The phenomenon is not new. However, social media has increased its prevalence. With fewer barriers to publication, almost anyone can disseminate information without adhering to journalistic etiquette. Most commonly, conversations on media bias pertain […]

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