Tagged: Science journalism

Your chance to help shine a light on important science-related issues - News

Peter Griffin Aug 31, 2017

Sciblogs has joined the PressPatron platform, a crowdfunding service that makes it easy for people to make one-off or monthly payments to support content they are passionate about. We know that Sciblogs readers and those of you that comment here and in our Facebook group and on Twitter, are passionate about quality, evidence-based coverage of science-related issues. Read More

Book review: I think you’ll find it’s a bit more complicated than that - Scibooks

Sarah-Jane O'Connor May 28, 2016

Dr Ben Goldacre’s collection of columns and essays, I think you’ll find it’s a bit more complicated than that, is a snackable read for anyone interested in science and how it’s used and misused in media, policy, and everyday life. I must first admit to being a bit sucked in on this book. I picked it up in a bookstore thinking … Read More

Amid media uncertainty, some great science-related stories emerge - Griffin's Gadgets

Peter Griffin May 04, 2016

I’m asked to give a lot of presentations to groups in the science sector about what is going on with the media. These days, that involves changing my presentation on a weekly basis. Last week’s update accounted for the review of feature programmes at RNZ, including the long-running Our Changing World science show, the launch of Herald Focus – the … Read More

Aussies petition for more science news – should we? - Griffin's Gadgets

Peter Griffin Jul 24, 2013

A group of science students and researchers at Queensland University have started a petition seeking 20,000 names in support of a letter urging Australian youth radio network Triple J to feature more science news. The group dubbed And in Science quote research from ANU University that suggests the public is very interested in stories about science, health, new … Read More

Science writing is everywhere - misc.ience

Aimee Whitcroft Nov 02, 2011

Science writers are everywhere, or at least so it seems sometimes. And there are numerous wonderful events and conferences, worldwide, every year, aimed at getting them (us?*) together to talk about the challenges and issues around trying to communicate science to people, well, outside of science itself. Admittedly, within science, … Read More

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