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Podcast on Medical Misinformation: Interview with Robert Skinner

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In the recent episode of her podcast series “Beaumont HouseCall”, Alfred Landecker Democracy Fellow Asha Shajahan interviewed Robert Skinner, Senior Special Advisor in the United Nations Department of Global Communications. They spoke about medical misinformation and the ways to push against it. Skinner emphasized the importance of fact-checking tools, equitable distribution of vaccines, and gave tips on identifying misinformation.

Beaumont HouseCall is a podcast made by doctors to provide accurate discussions about health trends and news. You can listen to the full episode here.

Asha is one of thirty Alfred Landecker Democracy Fellows. This fellowship, a collaboration between the Alfred Landecker Foundation and Humanity in Action, was created to strengthen a new generation of leaders whose approaches to political and social challenges can become catalysts for democratic placemaking and community building. Read more about the fellowship here.