Category Archives: Journalism

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

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A chance to discuss sexism & misogyny in science communication: DNLee, Bora, & the SciAm fiasco

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A PSA to journalists writing about vaccines: Thimerosal was never used in the MMR vaccine

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

Category: Alternative treatments, Autism, Ethics, excerpt, Journalism, Public health, Quacks, The Panic Virus, Vaccines | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 24 Comments

A Jenny McCarthy reader, Pt. 3: Jenny legitimizes the scientific fringe

Category: Alternative treatments, Autism, excerpt, Journalism, Public health, Quacks, The Panic Virus, Vaccines | 9 Comments

A Jenny McCarthy Reader, Pt. 1: The birth of a star and an embrace of “Crystal Children”

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Credibility in the Age of Twitter: A Town Hall on the Marathon Bombing this Wednesday at the Nieman Foundation

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Finding time for fun: The Sabeti Lab goes Gangnam Style

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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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