Julia Belluz – Lessons from the trenches of evidence-based health journalism at Vox.com
20-minute talk by Julia Belluz on the need to bring the cultures of health journalism and EBM together.Key Concepts addressed:
- 1-12 Dramatic treatment effects are rare
- 1-3 Association is not the same as causation
- 3-1 Do the outcomes measured matter to you?
Jullia Beluz, a Canadian journalist speaks at ‘Evidence Live’ 2016 about the need to bring the cultures of health journalism and Evidence-Based Medicine together, to discourage claims based only on correlations, anecdotes or single studies.
Narrowing the research-reporting gap requires better reporting, using visuals to a greater extent, and reaching out to different audiences, for example, through SnapChat.