TV and radio appearances, webinars, and podcasts

This page lists all known live or recorded appearances on TV, radio, or online. For a selection of recent video, check this page.

Never Post! podcast (13 Mar 2024). As Per My Last Podcast Episode…

Public Service video for Regroup Horizon 2020 (29 Jan 2024). Meeting with… Stephan Lewandowsky

Harvesting Happiness podcast (17 Jan 2024). Architecture of Honesty: Fact, Fiction, and the Technology Trap

CBC News TV Canada (28 Jan 2023). TV interview

Newstalk 1010 Toronto (27 Jan 2023). Radio interview

Corus radio, Alberta, Canada (27 Jan 2023). Radio interview

640 Toronto, 900 CHML and 980 CFP (26 Jan 2023). Kelly Cutrara Show

The Digital Public Interest (DPI) Collective podcast (19 Jan 2023). Misinformation and the Media with Yochai Benkle

Disinformation podcast (5 Jan 2023). No Delete Button

Propwatch (29 May 2022). The cognitive challenge of relinquishing mis and disinformation

Times Radio (23 May 2022). The psychology of Putin’s propaganda

Arte TV (9 March 2022). Climat : mon cerveau fait l’autruche

Irish Radio Newstalk (2 March 2022). Clamping down on Russian misinformation

NZME.CO.NZ New Zealand radio (31 November 2021). World-renowned cognitive scientist on how to deal with Covid misinformation

RTBR Belgium radio (3 November 2021). Fakenews COVID VS. CLIMATE Fakenews

PERITA lecture (19 October 2021). Technology and democracy: cognitive pressure points and solutions

Viertausendhertz (11 September 2021). Das Ende der Pandemie?

Ticker News Live. (11 August 2021)

BBC Wales Three (1 June 2021). Hayley goes vaccine.

Talking Work and Health podcast. (19 April 2021). Covid: The Misinformation Pandemic.

“All In” Indiana public radio (13 April 2021).

Bristol Cable (16 March 2021). What’s causing mistrust in the COVID-19 vaccine?

BBC Radio Bristol (3 March 2021)

Fabrication of ignorance. Documentary for ARTE TV by Pascal Vasselin and Frank Cuveillier (first aired February 2021 in French). Now available via DW (Deutsche Welle) on YouTube.

BBC Radio Bristol (19 February 2021)

BBC Radio (12 February 2021)

LBC Radio (23 January 2021)

BBC Radio Bristol (23 January 2021)

BBC Radio 5 and BBC Radio 2 (7 January 2021, same audio)

BBC Radio 4 (7 January 2021)

Repustar webinar, Science, Misinformation, and Conspiracy Theories in the Age of COVID-19 (14 December 2020).

BBC Radio 4 (2 December 2020)

Radio Bristol (3 December 2020)

BBC Radio 5 (4 December 2020)

BBC Gloucestershire (8 December 2020)

BBC News TV (8 December 2020)

BBC World TV (8 December 2020)

TheESP – European Skeptics Podcast (5 November 2020).

Working Voices (30 October 2020). Social wellbeing under assault from polarised politics. (video)

National Public Radio (8 October 2020). Conspiracy Theories, Such As QAnon, Appear To Gain Ground In Britain.

Wicked webinars (7 October 2020). Fake News: the challenges of communicating environmental and climate change research. Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC).

Alliance for Science (16 September 2020). Contagious conspiracies in the age of COVID (podcast).

ABC Australia Big Ideas (14 September 2020). Conspiracy theories in times of crisis.

RTR FM (Australia) (27 July 2020). News Feeds Made Just For You.

ITV News podcast (21 July 2020). The threat of anti-vaxxers and how to spot conspiracy theories.

SOT XI – Negotiating an ‘Info-demic (13 July 2020). Panel discussion by Beaconhouse (Pakistan).

Conspiracy Theories in the Time of COVID (30 June 2020). Cornell Alliance for Science panel.

The Conspiracy Theory Handbook (28 June 2020). Blurry Photos podcast.

Unraveling the world of conspiracy theories and misinformation. (23 June 2020). Salaamedia podcast (South Africa).

Konspirationsteorier (10 June 2020). Sverige Radio (in Swedish).

The return of reality? (2020, June 7). BBC Radio 4.

Inside COVID-19 conspiracy theories: from 5G towers to Bill Gates. 60 Minutes Australia. (7 June 2020).

Episode 1143. (29 May 2020). The David Feldman Show.

REBELS WITHOUT A CLUE The psychology of Corona rage (27 April 2020). The Bunker podcast.

Tin Foil Hats Prevent Covid (April 2020). Cited podcast.

How dangerous are conspiracy theories? Listen to part five of our expert guide (13 April 2020). The Anthill podcast, The Conversation.

Die Szene der “Klimaleugner” (10 March 2020). German Radio SWR2.

Stephan Lewandowsky on climate denial (15 February 2020). “Waste Not Why Not” podcast.

The Strange World of Conspiracy Theories (11 February 2020). Austrian Radio ORF.

Populism (5 November 2019). Kfm radio Kildare, Ireland.

Max Planck Institute for Infection Biology (16 October 2019). Interview in connection with Science Ethics Politics Day 2018.

What are we made of? (7 October 2019). Apple Podcasts (Wiley Science).

Freedom of speech in the YouTube era (18 July 2019). BEME News.

Yes, it’s worth arguing with climate change deniers and anti-vaxxers – sometimes (8 July 2019). 3CR855AM Community Radio.

Irrwege und Irrsinn (19 April 2019). Deutschlandfunk. (in German).

Science meets Parliament (6 February, 2019). European Parliament.

Panorama (25 January 2019). Lithuanian TV (LRT).

Living in the Future’s Past. Documentary film by Susan Kucera and Jeff Bridges. (release on 5 October 2018).

Psychologie der Impfkritik Nano. Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen [in German]. (12 September 2018).

Creationism is linked to conspiracism.  Politics and Reality Radio, Washington, D.C. (27 August 2018).

“Post-truth” politics: Democratization of information or gateway to authoritarianism. (Video of public presentation at Technotopia, Bristol Engine Shed, 22 February 2018).

A flood of misinformation and fake news — Hacking Humans. (The Cyberwire podcast, 7 June 2018).

Simple steps to fight fake news. (The Bristol Cable, 7 May 2018).

Professor Stephan Lewandowsky on the Backfire Effect. (Adam Ruins Everything, 7 May 2018).

Sorting fact from fiction in a post-truth world. (University of Melbourne, Pursuit, 11 April 2018).

Conspiracy theories (26 March 2018). Episode of Not Fact! on Science channel, Russian TV (in Russian).

How Facebook’s Past Data Policy Has Come Back to Haunt It (24 March 2018). Wall Street Journal.

You’re doing it wrong (BBC Radio 4, Series 1, Episode 3 of 5). (2018, 14 March).

You’re doing it wrong (BBC Radio 4, Series 1, Episode 1 of 5). (2018, 28 February).

BBC The Big Questions (Bath Spa University, 25 February 2018).

Williams, R. (2018, 24 February). Why people deny scientific findings (The Science Show, ABC Australia).

Parkland Institute conference. (University of Alberta, Edmonton, November 2017).

Terra Informa – The Cognitive Science behind Climate Change Denial. (January, 2018). Podcast, University of Alberta. (archived).

Adam Ruins Everything (October 18, 2017). Professor Stephan Lewandowsky on the Backfire Effect.

New Video: How not to communicate climate. (produced by Peter Sinclair, Climate denial crock of the week).

Adam Ruins Everything (Broadcast on TruTV, U.S., August 29, 2017).

The Biggest Lies Ever Told? Part One: WMDs. (produced by the University of Bristol, July 2017).

Being open but not naked: Balancing transparency with resilience in science. Keynote presented at 5th World Conference on Research Integrity, Amsterdam, 29 May 2017.

“Research in Action” podcast: Distrust in science. (produced by Oregon State University, August 2017).

Interview about Trump and “post-truth” (produced by PerthUSAsia Center, Apr 2017).

#REMforum 2017 speaker interview (produced by University of St.Gallen, Mar 2017).

Ep 1: Stephan Lewandowsky and origins. (podcast produced by Evidence Squared)

Anthill 7: On belief. (podcast produced by The Conversation, November 2016).

Panel discussion: Benefits and unintended consequences of transparency (produced by Springer Nature, Oct 2016).

Uncertainty, knowledge and climate change (produced by The Royal Society, Dec 2015).

How to communicate uncertainty (produced by Acclimatise, Sep 2015).

Webinar about the Uncertainty Handbook (produced by Climate Outreach, Sep 2015).

In whose hands the future? (Produced by Climate Crocks, March 21, 2014).

The cognition of climate change denial (produced by The University of Sydney, Oct 2013).