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Tag: Knight Science Journalism Tracker


Paul Raeburn’s farewell on Knight Science Journalism Tracker: Three reasons why good science writing is worth defending


Ebola news notes, including ethical questions for CNN


Questioning some of the ways in which new drug treatments are reported to the public


Health/science news criticism: “nothing at stake here except the survival of credible journalism”


TIME, TIME Warner ethical questions raised in cancer coverage


Curating the use of “cure” in AIDS news


Critical journalists try to deliver the skinny on “overweight people live longer” stories


Lots of ink/digits for embryonic stem cell study; what does it mean?


Two touching tributes for on leading journalism sites