Science in the media

Food and nutrition reporting in the media (ICN parallel symposium)

01 December 2016

The media is an important source that can influence public’s perception, attitudes and behaviours, including what people buy, eat, and believe about food. In the context of public health, journalists have an important role to play framing...


Reporting of dietary advice in UK national newspapers found to be unsatisfactory

01 December 2016

Dietary health claims made by newspapers are founded on insufficient evidence according to research published in the journal Public Understanding of Science.