Watch: How does YouTube handle fake news in times of pandemic?
YouTube's recommendation algorithms have a bad reputation. Did they do a better job when serious information was most needed?
Read: How to use video to bridge ideological divides
After having watched impressive and awe-inspiring nature documentaries people turn out to be less dogmatic. This effect is beneficial for social cohesion.
Read: “Guided tours of researchers’ ideas” – How to acquire research funds with videos
The future of grant proposals is video, some scientists suggest. They expect more efficient review processes and better funding decisions.
Read: How well do videos succeed in conveying knowledge?
Three German media scientists carried out an extensive study about audiovisual science communication on TV and YouTube.
Watch: Sloan funded science short films, ready to stream
An inspiring media library presents selected movies.
Read: Cinematic close-up of a billion euro project
Nature correspondent Alison Abbott reviews a new documentary on the European Commission's flagship neuroscience programme, which has fallen far short of what it had promised.
Top-trending on YouTube Germany: a coronavirus video
Famous German YouTuber Mai-Thi ranks first in the charts with her 2020 video "Corona is just getting started".
Read and watch: How a Max Planck institute helped developing the fictional TV film “Ecocide”
Did Germany deal adequately with climate change? This case is heard, in the year 2034, before the International Court of Justice.
Winners of video competition FFS announced
One of the winners of FastForwardScience is a YouTuber who became successful thanks to a TV production company.
German science news service starts channel for science videos
idw's initiative aims at promoting the use of videos in science communication.
Read: How to convince Republicans about climate change
A new study provides evidence, once again, that films need to tell effective narratives. Then they are even able to overcome ideological gaps.
Watch: Videos to escape (from lockdown)
Looking for good video stuff from collaborative research centers? You'll be disappointed. But there are alternatives.
Read: Why video isn’t on academic platforms (and how to change that)
The CEO of a video hosting platform dedicated to scholarly information explains why "video" is not yet well established in academia – and proposes measures to change this.
Science videos for exchange between academic peers and professionals
A promising model in it's early stages: The international science publisher Springer Nature offers scientists to produce videos instead of writing academic books.
Watch: Sci-Fi movie “Exit” plus AI expert panel
What if you could talk with the deceased, at least with a perfect digital copy of them? Before you watch the movie: Join a panel discussion about the impact of AI.