Scientists often complain that the media distorts their message (sometimes even deliberately). Is this really the case? And if so, how can we tell? This site makes sense of chance, risk, luck, uncertainty and probability… http://understandinguncertainty.org/
Information is clear with many areas given a good debate. Projects involving lives, schools and communities are helping understanding and curtailing the damage created through spurious comment and hype. If the potential of lives is to be realised, then this quality of understanding of the benefits of healthy risk-taking will make a huge contribution to sensible responsibility-taking and trust.