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There's a fundamental misapprehension among many in the scientific community that the principal job of science journalists is to communicate the results of their work to the general public. It's not.And the continuation of that paragraph:
... A journalist might emphasise one part of the research and ignore other parts altogether in an effort to contextualise the story for their readers. That does not, of course, justify spinning the story out of all recognition so that it fundamentally misrepresents the work.In the reader comments below, at 17:30 on the same day, the reader LV09 paraphrased the author:
There's a fundamental misapprehension among many people that the principal job of journalists is to communicate the facts to the general public. It's not.
Well to be perfectly honest, in my humble opinion, of course without offending anyone who thinks differently from my point of view, but also looking into this matter from a different perspective and without being condemning of one's views and by trying to make it objective, and by considering each and every one's valid opinion, I honestly believe that I... ...completely forgot what I was trying to say.