Scientific Expertise and Media Discourse

Summary

In order to restore the public’s trust, we propose to develop an innovative tool to increase the quality, responsiveness and reliability of journalistic standpoints, by introducing an automatic mapping solution based on a comparative analysis of the topics covered in Avis d’experts and Wikipedia.

Keywords :
media, contextualization, reliability, mapping, qualitative analysis, semantic analysis
Original title

“Expertise scientifique et discours médiatiques”

Duration

12 months

Researchers involved

Principal investigators:

Agathe Chevalier (Universities of Western Switzerland – RTS)

Prof. Boris Beaude (UNIL)

Prof. Laurence Kaufmann (UNIL)

 

Collaborators:

Philippe Gonzalez (UNIL)

Olivier Glassey (UNIL)

Radu Suciu (UNIGE)

Academic institutions

Science and Technology Studies Laboratory – STSLab (UNIL)

THEMA laboratory (UNIL)

Interfaculty Center for Bioethics and Social Sciences in Medicine – CIBSHM (UNIGE)

Media partners

RTS – Radio Télévision Suisse (SRG) – Avis d’experts

Le Temps (Ringier)

Industry partners

Memoways

Status

This project started in October 2019 and is ongoing

Related call for projects

Helping media fight misinformation and restore the public’s trust