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How to defend yourself against fake news

How can we defend ourselves against false information? NTNU researchers provide some tips and tackle the problem.

Doping scandal covered very differently by Swedish and Norwegian media

There’s a long-standing rivalry between Sweden and Norway that plays out in sports competitions, such as Nordic skiing. When one of Norway’s biggest cross-country skiing stars tested positive for doping, the Swedish press covered the matter much more aggressively than Norwegian journalists.

Exposing fake news on social media

Facebook is an important source of not only genuine, but also fake news. But now a new tool has been developed to expose the fakers.

International science journalism conference comes to Copenhagen

This June, Copenhagen will host a large international conference for science journalists. Sign up to learn more about new media, climate reporting, and responsible journalism. And catch big names such as physicist Lawrence Krauss at Copenhagen’s regular Science and Cocktails.

Horror games can be more frightening than movies

Want a good scare? Opt for a scary video game instead of a traditional horror movie, suggests new study.

Peer review is like a lottery

OPINION: Peer review is not the automatic seal of approval that it may seem. It depends more on what the journals want to publish.