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There are fascinating threads of comments developing on these two posts: Science journalism pet peeve and Do arrogant, condescending, and dismissive attitudes contribute to the journalism crisis? If you have bookmarked the quick guide to the maxims of new media you will easily find the origin of the phrase “Do what you do best and…

June edition of the Journal of Science Communication is out. Focus seems to be on communication in physical space and democracy. Check out the table of contents: Bringing the universe to the street. A preliminary look at informal learning implications for a large-scale non-traditional science outreach project: “From Earth to the Universe” (FETTU) is a…

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

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…

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,…

Last week I went to Sigma Xi to hear Dennis Meredith speak about Explaining Research. I posted my summary of his talk over on Science In The Triangle blog so click on over…..

The New York Times Reader: Science & Technology by Holly Stocking is now out: Science writing poses specific challenges: Science writers must engage their audiences while also explaining unfamiliar scientific concepts and processes. Further, they must illuminate arcane research methods while at the same time cope with scientific ignorance and uncertainty. Stocking’s volume not only…

Stuff I showed on my panel at AAAS

Since I don’t do PowerPoint but use the Web for presentations instead, and since the recordings from AAAS are not free (yes, you can buy them, I won’t), and since some people have asked me to show what I showed at my panel there, here is the list of websites I showed there. I opened…

As this blog is getting close to having 10,000 posts, and my Archives/Categories are getting unweildy (and pretty useless), I need to get some of the collections of useful posts together, mainly to make it easier for myself to find them. I did that by collecting my best Biology posts a couple of weeks ago.…