Teaching Journalism Students to Report on Science

Starr, Douglas
September 2002
Nieman Reports;Fall2002, Vol. 56 Issue 3, p36
Focuses on the need for reporting scientific literature within the economic and social contexts. Factors that have affected the evolution of science; Reason behind the reporting of science in the context of economics and sociology; Focus of the discussions among graduates at the Knight Center for Science and Medical Journalism at Boston University in Massachusetts; Reason for eliminating a science journalism practice since the evolution of science.


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