​Coverage includes:

  • U.S. News & World Report, "Can training really stop police bias?" 29 December 2016. 
  • Deutsche Welle (DW), "Fingerprint forensics has a future despite new technology and the folly of humans" 1 September 2016.
  • Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, "Legal question: How do you cross-examine a computer?" 29 August 2016.
  • Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, "Complex DNA is still a developing technology, experts say" 28 August 2016.
  • The London Times, "Woman wrongly tried over thumbprint" 22 August 2016.
  • Daily News New York, "Robbery defendant seen chased by machete-wielding store clerk in video says it’s not him" 11 July 2016.
  • New Scientist, "How faulty crime-scene forensics can make you a murderer: Physical evidence cannot be wrong, but the human interpretation of that evidence can be very wrong indeed" 18 June 2016. 
  • The Atlantic, "The False Promise of DNA Testing" June 2016. 
  • Al Jazeera America’s news magazine show, Ali Velshi 'On Target' 5 February 2016.
  • The Irish Times, "Forensic evidence can be open to the same subjectivity that affects other types of evidence" 4 December 2015.
  • Nature, "Science in court: Courage of conviction" 15 October 2015, Nature, 526, 463-465.   
  • Brief to the Houses of Parliament, October 2015.
  • Israeli national newspaper Ha'aretz, "New Research: Forensic Evidence is Often Biased Because the Identify of the Suspects" 15 September 2015.
  • San Francisco Chronicle, "Examiners to be trained to be 'as least biased as possible' " 12 September 2015.
  • San Francisco TV News, Channel 4, "San Francisco forensic investigators to undergo cognitive bias training" 5 September 2015.
  • Scientific American, "Can We Trust Crime Forensics?" 18 August 2015.
  • The Times, "Midlife dementia: Are you losing your mind or just your keys?" 15 August 2015.
  • Science, "Forensic labs explore blind testing to prevent errors" 31 July 2015, Science, 349 (6247), 462-463.
  • BBC, "The Fundamental Flaw in Forensic Science" 13 May 2015. 
  • BBC 4, "Forensics in Crisis" 4 April 2015.  
  • The Dominion Post, New Zealand, "How Effective Are Expert Witnesses?" 18 December 2012. 
  • The Guardian/The Observer, "DNA Analysis is Far From an Open-and-Shut Case: Forensic Evidence is Widely Considered to be the Result of Purely Objective Lab Tests, But There's Growing Proof That Psychological Bias Plays a Part" 14 October 2012.
  • The Washington Post, "Forensic Techniques Are Subject to Human Bias, Lack Standards, Panel Found," 18 April 2012. 
  • PBS 'Frontline' TV (USA), "The Real CSI" 17 April 2012, and "Can Unconscious Bias Undermine Fingerprint Analysis?" 16 April 2012.
  • BBC 4, "The Life Scientific" 27 March 2012. 
  • New Scientist, "Forensic Science Special Report: Miscarriages of Justice will Occur" 11  February 2012.  
  • The Economist, "Ignorance is Bliss" 21 January 2012.  
  • New Scientist, "Miscarriage of Justice Points to Fingerprint Flaws" 20 December 2011. 
  • BBC 4 documentary, "Fingerprints on Trial" 10 March 2011.
  • The Telegraph, "Fingerprint Identification Evidence Questioned by Senior Judge" 19 November 2010.   
  • All in the Mind, BBC 4, "The Psychology of Forensic Fingerprinting" 16 & 17 November 2010.
  • Daily Mail, "DNA Fingerprinting Techniques Can Sometimes Give the Wrong Results" 12 August 2010.
  • New Scientist, "Fallible DNA Evidence" 11 August 2010.
  • Nature, "Science in Court: The Fine Print" 18 March 2010 (pages 344-346, Vol. 464).
  • New Scientist, "Fingerprint Evidence to Harden Up at Last" 17 March 2010.
  • The Washington Post, Associated Press, The Capital, Washington Examiner, The Herald-Mail, and other newspapers, "Reject expanding evidence for death penalty cases", "More evidence may be allowed in death penalty cases", etc., 10-12 March 2010.
  • The New Yorker, "Trial by Fire: Did Texas Execute an Innocent Man?" 7 September 2009.
  • The New York Times, "Plugging Holes in the Science of Forensics" 12 May 2009.
  • The New York Post, "A New Report Forces Police And Judges To Rethink Forensic Science" 7 March 2009.
  • Laptop Magazine, "Technology And Cognition" 25 November 2008.
  • Computing Magazine, "Are We Learning From IT?" 28 October 2008.
  • The New York Times, "Bad Science in the Court" 14 August 2008.
  • The London Times, "Forensic bias" 10 June 2008.
  • See also BBC’s Newsnight interview with Dr. Dror on expert decision making of forensic examiners.
  • and PBS 'Frontline' TV (USA) Can Unconscious Bias Undermine Forensic Analysis?. 

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The importance of CCI-HQ's work has been recognized in the prominent media, including television, newspapers and magazines in the UK, USA, Canada, the Netherlands, Denmark, Germany, Israel, and Australia.


Dr Itiel Dror regularly contributes to major media outlets and is committed to effective science communication and public engagement. The media coverage includes some of his work on improving decision making, minimizing bias, enhancing training, and improving human performance.