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Researchers Model How 'Publication Bias' Does — and Doesn't — Affect the 'Canonization' of Facts in Science

In an article published Dec. 20 in the journal eLife, researchers present a mathematical model that explores whether "publication bias" — the tendency of journals to publish mostly positive experimental results — influences how scientists canonize facts.

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Journalists: Apply by January 9, 2017 for a Reporting Project on Unpaid Work Issues Around the World

We are seeking to support experienced international journalists with a fellowship to tell the stories of the often invisible and devalued labor that quietly powers the global economy: unpaid care work. In particular, we are interested in unpaid work as an economic and business issue, including reading about those who figured out how to measure and value it.

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Expert Available to Speak About How Educators Can Teach Young People to Distinguish Between Real and Fake News

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Psychology Expert on the Effect of Long-Term Exposure to Fake News and Tips to Defend Against It

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How "Fake News" Influences the Beliefs and Decision-Making of Individuals and Governments

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Tufts Political Science Professor Awarded National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship

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Kelly M. Greenhill, Ph.D., a political science professor in the School of Arts and Sciences at Tufts University, has been awarded a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Fellowship to further her research on how rumors, conspiracy theories, myths, propaganda, and entertainment media influence the beliefs and decision-making of individuals and governments. The NEH, which announced the fellowship today, is one of the largest independent funders of humanities programs in the United States.

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Collaboration Between Media and Medical Journals Often Leads to Misinformation and Hysteria

When flawed clinical research is reported in the media with hype and sensationalism, it has the potential to have a devastating effect on patients, physicians, the scientific community and eventually society as a whole.

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Seeking Full-Time Editor/Writer

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USC Keck Medicine in Los Angeles seeks a full-time Editor/Writer in its PR & Marketing office to perform general media relations duties with an emphasis on writing and editing press releases.

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NYU's Carter Journalism Institute Accepting Applications for “The Reporting Award”

New York University’s Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute is accepting applications for “The Reporting Award,” which supports a work of journalism in any medium on significant underreported subjects in the public interest.

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Call for Nominations: The Endocrine Society’s Award for Excellence in Science and Medical Journalism

The Endocrine Society is calling for nominations for the 10th annual Award for Excellence in Science and Medical Journalism. The award recognizes outstanding reporting that enhances public understanding of health issues pertaining to the field of endocrinology.







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