ClimateGate: Were Journalists Asleep at the Wheel?
The plenary will explore how the story surrounding the leaked e-mails at University of East Anglia played out, examining the relationship between scientists and science journalists, and between science journalists and their news desk/editors.
Speakers: Myles Allen (University of Oxford), Tom Clarke (C4 News), Oliver Morton (The Economist), James Randerson (The Guardian), Professor Robert Watson (Chief Scientific Advisor, DEFRA). Chair: Gabrielle Walker (writer, broadcaster).
Recorded at the First UK Conference of Science Journalism, July 23, Royal Society, London.