SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — It may not shock you that folks can disagree or mistrust well being messages from well being authorities. The COVID-19 pandemic has proven that time and again.
However recent research at the University of Minnesota dug into a robust issue which will contribute to this mistrust: a consumption of conflict-centric information and social media posts about well being subjects. There are necessary classes to be realized from this analysis for everybody — anybody who reads well being information — and journalists making an attempt to tell the general public.
Within the newest episode of “The Well being Variant” podcast, host and NewsMD Well being Correspondent Jeremy Fugleberg mentioned the examine with lead researcher recent research at the University of Minnesota, of the College of Minnesota’s Hubbard College of Journalism and Mass Communication.
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