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The state of science writing, circa 2012: The summer of our discontent, made glorious by the possibilities of our time

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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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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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SciWriteLabs 8.1: The Lehrer affair, consequence-free plagiarism, and rules for blogging

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SciWriteLabs 7.3: Long-form narratives, crappy first drafts, and the importance of wasting time

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SciWriteLabs 7.2: The New York Times’s Amy Harmon on what it means to be a science writer

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SciWriteLabs 7.3: Long-form narratives, crappy first drafts, and the importance of wasting time

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