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New and Exciting in PLoS this week

Friday is the day when four of our journals publish new articles. Let’s take a look at those I find most interesting (and ‘bloggable’). As always, you should rate the articles, post notes and comments and send trackbacks when you blog about the papers. You can now also easily place articles on various social services…

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By the time a man realizes that maybe his father was right, he usually has a son who thinks he’s wrong. – Charles Wadsworth

A stellar line-up of judges has finished their work and announced the finalists of the 2010 Research Blogging Awards. This was a huge job – just look at the entire list of nominees!!! What a fantastic list of the best of the best of science blogs and their best posts, in several languages. You can…

Some AAAS links

Links in this post are those that pertain to me or the session I was in – I will link to some others later (and I already did on Twitter): Columbia Journalism Review: Online and Overseas: Less hand-wringing over state of science journalism Physicsworld.com: Researchers! Join the Twitterati! Or perish! Thoughts From Kansas: AAAS Day…

Continuing with the tradition from last two years, I will occasionally post interviews with some of the participants of the ScienceOnline2010 conference that was held in the Research Triangle Park, NC back in January. See all the interviews in this series here. You can check out previous years’ interviews as well: 2008 and 2009. Today,…

How does a journalist figure out ‘which scientists to trust’? Saturday, January 16 at 3:15 – 4:20pm D. How does a journalist figure out “which scientists to trust”? – Christine Ottery and Connie St Louis Description: We will talk about how science journalists can know which scientists to trust based on a blogpost by Christine…

New and Exciting in PLoS ONE

There are 21 new articles in PLoS ONE today. As always, you should rate the articles, post notes and comments and send trackbacks when you blog about the papers. You can now also easily place articles on various social services (CiteULike, Mendeley, Connotea, Stumbleupon, Facebook and Digg) with just one click. Here are my own…

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“I am enclosing two tickets to the first night of my new play; bring a friend… if you have one.” – George Bernard Shaw to Winston Churchill “Cannot possibly attend first night, will attend second… if there is one.” – Winston Churchill, in response.

If you are interested in the topic of science journalism, how it’s changing, what’s new, and who’s who in it, you are probably already reading Knight Science Journalism Tracker. If not, you should start now. They have recently been digging around and finding projects with which I am involved in one way or another. For…

Continuing with the tradition from last two years, I will occasionally post interviews with some of the participants of the ScienceOnline2010 conference that was held in the Research Triangle Park, NC back in January. See all the interviews in this series here. You can check out previous years’ interviews as well: 2008 and 2009. Today,…