links for 2009-08-31

  • “The problem with the decline of science journalism is not just that there is less attention overall to science; it’s that the remaining science coverage is less illuminating. Instead, it indulges in a variety of journalistic pathologies that thwart an improved public understanding of science.”

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  1. So what’s up with science journalism? Don’t expect funding on the definitive study. My theory: Shorter word counts or attention spans (which came first?) rule out even Popular Mechanics-grade discussion of most topics, and lack of visuals kill off the rest.

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