Social Media and the Emergency Communication of Scientific Information: publics are doing it for themselves


Nothing new, I’m afraid, but a pointer to a paper I wrote on the use of social media in emergencies a while back. It may have some pertinence to recent events.

Social Media and the Emergency Communication of Scientific Information: publics are doing it for themselves

 

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About David Waldock

Open University graduate, health and life science at undergraduate level, science and society at post-graduate. Interested in how the Internet is transforming the ways in which the public(s) engage with science(s). Also interested in "the skeptical movement" as a form of science activism and it's effectiveness in achieving its goals. Interested in the representation of LGB types in science and in the periscience communities. Work for a well known and loved public institution. Views are mine and not necessarily my employers.

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