Ring True #4: For Fact’s Sake
Ring True explores the role of politics, psychology, and tech giants in the spread of misinformation in science. The six-part miniseries will also examine how research, policymaking, and journalism help or hurt the spread of misinformation. This episode, we find out if journalism is still relevant, and whether journalists and academics should be fact-checkers.
Cannot wait for the next episode? Read, watch or listen to some of the resources quoted in today's podcast.
Watch Dr Musa Nordin debate ‘freelance doctor’ Nurul Huda on TV Alhijrah’s Analisis.
And check out this 2016 segment on Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO) about misreporting scientific studies.
Produced by: Tina Carmillia
Presented by: Caroline Oh