Category Archives: Ethics

Ethics

Misogyny and sexism in SciComm, pt 2: Act inappropriately and suffer the consequences. Full stop.

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A Jenny McCarthy reader, Pt. 4: The real dangers in following Jenny’s advice

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New York Times with most detailed account yet of MIT’s role in Swartz case

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The Battle Over Generic Drugs in India (and elsewhere)

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Edward Jay Epstein “submits that Fareed Zakaria is not guilty of plagiarism.” I submit that Epstein doesn’t understand what the word means.

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Jonah Lehrer’s missing compass

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Are Warnings About the Side Effects of Drugs Making Us Sick?

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Did the BBC rip off the Guardian’s Higgs boson explainer?

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SciWriteLabs 8.3: Adjudicating the Lehrer plagiarism accusations. Plus: Are we ignoring the truly frightening trends in journalism?*

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SciWriteLabs 8.2: Is it kosher to re-use wording from Facebook updates in your journalism? And: do we need a Son of Sam law for media miscreants?

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