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Erschienen in: Wiener klinische Wochenschrift 7-8/2017

01.04.2017 | editorial

Facts and alternative facts – basic principles of scientific work

verfasst von: MD Julia Mascherbauer

Erschienen in: Wiener klinische Wochenschrift | Ausgabe 7-8/2017

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The term “alternative facts” was heavily discussed recently. Kellyanne Conway, advisor to President Trump, used it during an interview when the claim of Trump’s press secretary Sean Spicer, that record high numbers of people had attended Trumps inauguration as President, was discussed. This claim was identified as being false but Conway insisted that Spicer had only been offering “alternative facts”. Since then, a hot discussion has been led about “alternative facts” and falsehoods, and the difference between those two. …
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Metadaten
Titel
Facts and alternative facts – basic principles of scientific work
verfasst von
MD Julia Mascherbauer
Publikationsdatum
01.04.2017
Verlag
Springer Vienna
Erschienen in
Wiener klinische Wochenschrift / Ausgabe 7-8/2017
Print ISSN: 0043-5325
Elektronische ISSN: 1613-7671
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1007/s00508-017-1196-9