Terry Hughes

Professor, ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, James Cook University

Expertise: Coral reefs dynamics and resilience

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ARTICLES REVIEWED

The Australian’s coverage of Great Barrier Reef study creates perception that scientists are divided

in The Australian, by Graham Lloyd

— 22 Apr 2018

"The Australian chooses to present a mixed message on this story when the science is extremely clear. The title and quote from Prof. Kaempf do not represent the views of the broade..

Futurism story on Great Barrier Reef compromised by sensational headline

in Futurism, by June Javelosa and Jolene Creighton

— 16 Jan 2018

"The content is almost all correct, but the attention-grabbing headline is wrong and isn't supported by the quotes from two scientists or by the rest of the content.

CLAIMS REVIEWED

Scientists observe most widespread bleaching event ever recorded at The Great Barrier Reef

CLAIM
The Great Barrier Reef is experiencing the most widespread bleaching ever recorded

SOURCE: Michael Slezak and Penny Timms, ABC News

Published: 11 Apr 2020

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