Thursday, September 8, 2011
September 7, 2011- Seattle, AFS. Beware of media coverage of fisheries!
Nevertheless, these are all extremely important points that highlight our need to be more demanding of media coverage of science. Dr. Jacquet highlights the need for careful reading of science presented in the media, and for objective and careful communication of science through objective sources. There is growing interest in fisheries in the general public, but also a growing level of confusion about marine ecosystems and fishing. The need for high-quality sources of information are more important than ever. But where will these trusted sources of information come from?