Akihico Mori


Akihico Mori is a Kyoto based science journalist and a writer. His main interest is social critiques on interaction between emerging technology/science and humanity. He writes for publications such as WIRED Japanese Edition, MIT Technology review Japan and others. He is also a freelance reporter/fixer of Japanese scientific research with a broad range of experience in collaboration with international news media such as BBC. Alongside with journalistic work on the topic, he engages editorial and media consultancy particularly in science and technology. He studied media communication (MA Media, Communications and Critical practice) at University of the Arts London (UAL). He did a media research project "Science Journalism in The Infodemic related to COVID-19 Pandemic in 2020, its Challenges and Evolution" during his postgraduate studies. In the project, he identifies types of approaches to combat propagation of misinformation, social problems science journalists face during the pandemic in collaboration with science journalists including BBC and WIRED. The project is also the research theme of the Master's degree dissertation.

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How can we prevent a future infodemic?

21 June 2022