Infodemic: Global Conversations on Science and Misinformation

Science Denial in a 'Post-Truth' Era

Investigate the roots and repercussions of science denial, propaganda, and information suppression in the United States and China, from climate change to COVID to election denial, during this current era known as “Post-Truth.”

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A car barely hangs over a railing in the aftermath of the 2011 Tohoku earthquake in Japan.
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11:45
Infodemic: Global Conversations on Science and Misinformation

E6: Science in the Face of Natural Disasters

Two scientific risk communicators expose examples of bad science communication during crises and examine lessons in risk communication that apply to a global pandemic.
Episode 6
Demonstrators wearing pyramidal head coverings hold up signs that read, "The End of the World."
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14:56
Infodemic: Global Conversations on Science and Misinformation

E5: Busting the Myths – From Propaganda to the Paranormal

Follow two myth-busters from Italy and Germany as they reveal their scientific approaches to debunking conspiracy theories, fake news, supernatural claims, and pseudoscience.
Episode 5
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12:05
Infodemic: Global Conversations on Science and Misinformation

E4: When Governments Ignore Science

Investigate disinformation and pseudoscience propagated by governments in India and Brazil.
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14:33
Infodemic: Global Conversations on Science and Misinformation

E3: Science Faction – When Disinformation Creates Divides

Investigate the politicization of science across the United States and Saudi Arabia.
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12:08
Infodemic: Global Conversations on Science and Misinformation

E2: Dousing Denial – The Pandemic of Climate Change

Explore climate action and solutions for Sudan, France and the world with journalist and climate activist Lina Yassin and climate scientist François-Marie Bréon.
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