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Back in 1999, during the NATO bombing of Belgrade, Salon.com bragged that they could send a reporter to Serbia – the first online-only magazine to do such a thing. That was a sign that online-only journalism was maturing. But Dave Winer, while agreeing this is a sign of maturity for a US-based outlet, voiced the…

The Essence of Online Science Journalism View more presentations from miriamboon. From a lecture by Miriam Boon

Am I A Science Journalist?

OK, a busy day, mostly offline, so here’s another provocation for you to trash in the comments There are several different aspects of science communication. If we classify them, somewhat artificially, by who is the sender and who is the receiver of information, we can have something like this: A) Scientists to scientists – mainly…

In newspapers, therefore I am

You may have heard that, about six months ago, Charlotte Observer and Raleigh News & Observer started a new Monday Science/Technology section. Among other articles, there is also an ongoing weekly feature – a brief interview with a science blogger (usually, but not always, located in North Carolina), conducted by amazing and unique Delene Beeland…

Reposted, as I needed to add several of the most recent posts to the list – see under the fold:

Ever have one of those times when you have a cool new blog post all ready in your head, just needs to be typed in and published? Just to realize that you have already published it months ago? Brains are funny things, playing tricks on us like this. I just had one of such experiences…

Scientists: Don’t ask what Hollywood can do for you, ask what you can do for Hollywood! Jennifer Ouellette is the Director of The Science & Entertainment Exchange, and a popular science writer. She also writes for her blog – Cocktail Party Physics. She spoke with The Plainspoken Scientist about how scientists can best help Hollywood.

Jay Rosen talks to World Bank, about “how the powerful cope with public scrutiny.” He talks for 30 minutes and the Q&A is another 30 minutes. Worth a watch.

Last week I attended the WWW2010 conference in Raleigh. I posted my summary of the event over on Science In The Triangle blog so check it out.

One difference between reading Open Laboratory anthologies and reading the original posts included in them is that the printed versions are slightly edited and polished. Another difference is that the Prefaces and Introductions can be found only in the books. They have never been placed online. But now that four books are out and we…