Introduction to Citizen Science for Journalists

Created Nov. 22, 2021, 3:49 p.m.
Updated Aug. 30, 2023, 8:54 a.m.

This free course will introduce you to core aspects of citizen science, the activities that fall under it, issues that are frequently discussed about citizen science (data quality and motivation), and the type of stories that are commonly told about citizen science activities. It is aimed at journalists, who need to understand citizen science in their reporting.

No prior knowledge in science reporting is needed for this course.

Publish information

Authors: M Haklay; C Fabó Cartas;
Year of publication: 2021

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Training information

Time required: 1.5 hours
Conditions of access: You must register on the EU-Citizen.Science Moodle Platform
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