TITLE

Guardian Blogger Spoofs Science Journalism

AUTHOR(S)
Seitz, Jonathan
PUB. DATE
December 2010
SOURCE
Nieman Reports;Winter2010, Vol. 64 Issue 4, p34
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that "The Guardian" has hired researcher and science journalist Martin Robbins as one of the bloggers at the newspaper's online science resource. According to the author, one of Robbins' blogs became viral after he satirized journalists' failure to provide informed guidance in their science reports. He also recounts how Robbins had used the British Broadcasting Corp. as an example of an entity that provides science coverage designed to create a distance between themselves and the public.
ACCESSION #
57676395

 

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