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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

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.

Mar 03

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Pacific

Fishman Auditorium, La Jolla
12:00-1:00 p.m. PST

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CR AA2220, Lake Nona
3:00-4:00 p.m. EST

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Host(s):

Hudson Freeze



Contact:

Amy Zimmon


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