The Rift Between Scientists and Journalists

Posted by: Keith Kloor  :  Category: science communication, science journalism

Yesterday, Nature’s online editor set off a mini squall with this Guardian column, titled “Nine ways scientists demonstrate they don’t understand journalism.” The response from the science blogosphere was pretty negative. For some reason, this surprised me-well the darts thrown at the piece by many writers did, anyway.

I kinda got into it a bit on twitter, which was like nibbling at an Oreo cookie. I then thought some deep thoughts and presto, this short riff at the Yale Forum on Climate Change & the Media emerged.

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