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Optimism about Science Journalism in the Developing World

Optimism about Science Journalism in the Developing World | Science & Mass Media | Scoop.it

Journalists and editors in Asia and Africa see an exciting future while their colleagues in Europe, Canada, and the USA, and to a lesser extent in Latin America, believe that science journalism is under threat.

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Six Complex Scientific Concepts Explained in Preschool-Level English

Six Complex Scientific Concepts Explained in Preschool-Level English | Science & Mass Media | Scoop.it
Armed with a novel text editor and a new blog, scientists explain everything from quantum mechanics to climate change in language that a six year-old can understand.
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SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY - Turkey's science state council halts publication of evolution books

The Scientific and Technical Research Council of Turkey (TÜBİTAK) has put...
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Who and where are the science journalists? - SciDev.Net

Who and where are the science journalists? - SciDev.Net | Science & Mass Media | Scoop.it
We need more information about science journalists in the developing world, and what they need to develop their skills.
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Darwin Online

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#History #Science Charles Darwin wrote a book
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that John Scopes could not teach @cbc_archives
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Science journalism competition open [Brazil] | IJNet

Media professionals and students in the Brazilian state of Amazonas can compete for a science journalism prize. The prize is offered by Fapeam, a governmental foundation that aims to stimulate science and research.
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Virtual Palaeontology – taking science communication to the next ...

Virtual Palaeontology – taking science communication to the next ... | Science & Mass Media | Scoop.it
In a new paper, Imran, along with two others, demonstrates the value of using 'virtual fossils' as a tool for science communication, I guess specifically to palaeontology, but there's no reason why other fields cannot adopt (or ...
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Science Writer, How Do You Take Notes? - Scientific American (blog)

Science Writer, How Do You Take Notes? - Scientific American (blog) | Science & Mass Media | Scoop.it
Scientific American (blog)
Science Writer, How Do You Take Notes?
Scientific American (blog)
A good ballpoint pen and a moleskin notebook and you're all set and ready to be an investigative journalist.
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Best Science Books 2012: Teaching Biology ... - ScienceBlogs

Best Science Books 2012: Teaching Biology ... - ScienceBlogs | Science & Mass Media | Scoop.it
Another list for your reading, gift-giving and collection development pleasure. Every year for the last bunch of years I've been linking to and posting about all the “year's best sciencey books” lists that appear in various media ...
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Why I chose journalism over science | Allotrope

Why I chose journalism over science | Allotrope | Science & Mass Media | Scoop.it
The motivation for writing this is the conversation that was spurred by a post on why doing a PhD to become a science writer is a bad idea. While those conversations helped me crystallise my thoughts for this post, it was not ...
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2 ways open access can radically reform science communication

2 ways open access can radically reform science communication | Science & Mass Media | Scoop.it
What's really at stake with open access is the chance to radically reform the way that we communicate the results of science. That was my answer when MyScienceWork asked me to describe in one sentence the opportunity ...
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Are Cultural Studies a legitimate academic discipline?

Are Cultural Studies a legitimate academic discipline? | Science & Mass Media | Scoop.it
Toby Miller discusses cultural studies in the latest Social Science Bites podcast Literature, Physics and History are seen as “proper” areas of academic discipline, but what about Cultural Studies?...
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Wrangling bad pop-science journalism – erv - ScienceBlogs

Wrangling bad pop-science journalism – erv - ScienceBlogs | Science & Mass Media | Scoop.it
We all also know that pop-science articles are, functionally, useless. Sometimes its editors manipulating article titles to make them more 'catchy', sometimes journalists trying to stir up controversy, sometimes its scientists and ...
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Global Science Journalism Report

We report on a survey of the working conditions, practice and ethos of science journalists across the globe. This is a project in partnership with SciDev.Net, the LSE and Museu da Vida - Casa de Oswal...
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Science journalism's great divide - Columbia Journalism Review (blog)

Science journalism's great divide Columbia Journalism Review (blog) “If there is a sense of crisis in science journalism, this is mainly perceived in USA, Canada and Europe, but less so in Latin American, Asia, and North and Southern Africa,” says...
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Ten Essential Qualities of Science Bloggers - PLoS Blogs (blog)

PLoS Blogs (blog) Ten Essential Qualities of Science Bloggers PLoS Blogs (blog) With most of our regular PLOS Network bloggers taking some time off to cool their laptops and pop some corks, I set out this morning to highlight the best of PLOS BLOGS...
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Citizen science: feed your inner geek | Science MoJo: Science ...

Citizen science: feed your inner geek | Science MoJo: Science ... | Science & Mass Media | Scoop.it
Citizen science projects are studies where non-professional scientists help with the research. You can get involved in citizen science projects in a number of ways. ... Science MoJo: Science Journalism from Australia.
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The Costs of Bad Science Communication ... - SciLogs

The Costs of Bad Science Communication ... - SciLogs | Science & Mass Media | Scoop.it
[Editor's Note: This is a guest post by Emily Willingham, who writes The Science Consumer blog on Forbes.com, is managing editor of DoubleXScience, is co-author of the “Thinking Person's Guide to Autism”, and has written ...
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Moving Scholarly Society Members Online-Only – Are We Reaching the Tipping Point?

More value can be delivered online, and members seem to be seeking it. Is it time to move to an online-only benefits model for societies? Continue reading »
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Science Matters » Blog Archive » A taste of science communication ...

Working in science communication has shown itself to be a great way to merge the two sides of my persona. I spend each day immersed in the scientific, from every discipline, through the media of language and design.
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Le scandale Stapel, ou comment un homme seul a dupé le système scientifique

Le scandale Stapel, ou comment un homme seul a dupé le système scientifique | Science & Mass Media | Scoop.it
Le scandale Stapel, ou comment un homme seul a dupé le système scientifique
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Around the Web: The dismal state of Canadian science journalism ...

Around the Web: The dismal state of Canadian science journalism ... | Science & Mass Media | Scoop.it
Around the Web: The dismal state of Canadian science journalism, What matters and what doesn't in academia and more. Out of sight, out of existence: How lack of public awareness hurts Canadian science.
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The Evolution of Modern Humans – Greg Laden's Blog - ScienceBlogs

The Evolution of Modern Humans – Greg Laden's Blog - ScienceBlogs | Science & Mass Media | Scoop.it
Select Blog... ScienceBlogs Home, Aardvarchaeology, Aetiology, A Few Things Ill Considered, Brookhaven Bits & Bytes, Built on Facts, Casaubon's Book, Class M, Common Knowledge, Confessions of a Science Librarian ...
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TED Organizers Warn Community about Bad Science in Some Talks

TED Organizers Warn Community about Bad Science in Some Talks | Science & Mass Media | Scoop.it
The slogan of the TED conference group is simple and elegant: “Ideas Worth Spreading.” With that in mind, for several years they have put on stage hundreds of brilliant people who are trying to change the world.
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