Does clicking make you smart?

  • Science-Tuber between Fact Checks and Fake News
  • Geist Heidelberg, In dialogue

They are sometimes called “science influencers” because instead of presenting personal or products digitally, they are concerned with facts and education. Science tubers use video platforms and social media to report on corona, history, innovations or space travel – and with growing enormous reach.

Does clicking make you smart? How do science tubers convey facts? How do they use fiction? Are they media enlighteners or digital “smart-asses”?

With:
Mirko Drotschmann, journalist, author and operator of the YouTube channels MrWissen2go and MrWissen2go History.
Cedric Engels, science educator, consultant, producer and operator of the YouTube channel Doktor Whatson
Lisa Ruhfus, journalist, moderator, author and operator of the YouTube channels musstewissen deutsch and die klugscheisserin

Moderation: Dr. Anna Müllner, biologist and blogger

In the context of the International Science Festival – Geist Heidelberg.

Fotos v.l.n.r.: Schmott Photographers; ZEISS; Sascha Hauk

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