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Reading list for #DCSWA professional development day

I moved back to Washington, D.C. in April after 4 years in Cambridge, England. Conveniently, the DC Science Writers Association was holding its annual professional development day just after my arrival, which gave me a great opportunity to meet up … Continue reading

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ASNE’s advice on social media: but too much fear and not really ‘best practices’ « The Buttry Diary

Commentary from Steve Buttry on social media guidelines for news editors: Editors are starting to accept social tools and understand their importance. But they remain afraid of social media. Their need to control remains an impediment to innovation. That’s my … Continue reading

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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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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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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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Hospice medical care for dying patients : The New Yorker

Annals Of Medicine Letting Go What should medicine do when it can’t save your life? by aAtul Gawande via newyorker.com one for the journalism/medical writing files. Excellent piece.

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