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Communicating Complicated Ideas to the Public

The Challenge of Conveying Accurate Information in a Hyper-Connected World

Seth Mnookin

Associate Director
MIT’s Graduate Program in Science Writing
Author of "The Panic Virus"

Noted science journalist and associate director of MIT's Graduate Program in Science Writing Seth Mnookin will talk about his experiences on a number of complex topics, ranging from controversies about vaccine safety to the use of exome sequencing for rare disease diagnosis. He'll address the tension between keeping the public's attention and sensationalizing results, ways to combat misinformation, and how to effectively address members of the media.

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ORLANDO SIMULCAST: CR A2220, Lake Nona
4:00-5:00 p.m. EST

Mar 03

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Pacific

Building 12 Auditorium, La Jolla
Fishman Auditorium (Simulcast)
1:00-2:00 p.m. PST

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CR AA2220, Lake Nona
4:00-5:00 p.m. EST

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Host(s):

Hudson Freeze



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Amy Zimmon
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