Author Archives: Kate

Kavli Science Journalism Awards: a #AAASmtg 2011 reading list

One of my favorite parts of the AAAS annual meeting used to be scoring a copy of the book of reprints of the science journalism award-winning articles. The 1998 meeting was my first, and as a graduate student I figured … Continue reading

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Sharing Data in Biomedical and Clinical Research

This month I wrote an extensive piece on data sharing in clinical and biomedical research, which was posted on CTSciNet and Science Careers. What I originally envisioned as a primer on the topic turned into a massive undertaking, and the … Continue reading

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Why Ed Yong is the Future of Science News (and You Could Be, Too) | Retort

Yet the universe of journalistic options beyond simple news, timelines and so on can be extremely large, if more of us start experimenting and finding new ways to bring all our intelligence to the job of telling compelling stories about … Continue reading

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A manifesto for the simple scribe – my 25 commandments for journalists | Tim Radford | Science | guardian.co.uk

A manifesto for the simple scribe – my 25 commandments for journalists Tonight at Imperial College London, former Guardian science editor, letters editor, arts editor and literary editor Tim Radford will talk about his career in journalism. In case you … Continue reading

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More on visualizing data: Guardian Datablog

I really enjoyed the excellent panel discussion on visualizing data in stories at the recent NASW meeting. [Shameless plug: my reading list for that and other sessions.] Tonight at a Royal Society panel discussion on data, Simon Rogers, an editor … Continue reading

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Reading List from Science Writers 2010 #sciwri10

This is a tour through my notes from the Science Writers 2010 meeting, with links to things I’d like to follow up on, read, reread, study, etc. It’s biased, of course, by the sessions I attended and what I want … Continue reading

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Would These Editors Hire You? – Editorial @ FolioMag.com

Would These Editors Hire You? Three top editors chime in about what skill sets they’re looking for today. via foliomag.com

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From the Nobel Prize to Third World Medicine: An Interview With Peter Agre

In July, I had the chance to sit down with physician-scientist and Nobel laureate Peter Agre at the ESOF meeting in Turin. I chatted with him about how he changed his research focus recently to focus on Third World medicine. … Continue reading

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The Media Equation – Buzz Bissinger’s Full Conversion to Digital – NYTimes.com

Like a former champion of temperance who is found face-planted in the gin house, Mr. Bissinger pivoted from scold to zealot. via nytimes.com Nice.

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How to Search for a Job Online – WSJ.com

Blanketing social media networks with half-done profiles accomplishes nothing except to annoy the exact people you want to impress: prospective employees trying to find out more about on you. via online.wsj.com Right. Time to get on Project Organize my Online … Continue reading

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