Journalism & Media

Book Shelf, Book 4- The Republican War on Science

 

 

 THE REPUBLICAN WAR ON SCIENCE 
By Chris Mooney 
Basic Books, $24.95

Reviewed by STUART LEAVENWORTH 
Here's a news flash: President George Bush and some of his minions have targeted scientists who don't share their agenda. They have intimidated certain government researchers, reassigned those who cause trouble for key constituencies and discouraged an entire generation of biologists, climatologists and other professionals from ever working on the federal payroll.

What SEJ Offers: Many Members Unaware of Full Range of Services

By CHRIS RIGEL 

If you're like most members, you're too busy making your deadline to read all the SEJ literature, email and website content that has been developed to help you plug into the SEJ community and to enhance your reporting on environment. If this sounds like you, please give a quick scan to the headers below to see if there's something you don't know about that might just be a terrific resource.

From Ink To Internet: Journalists Write Into The Blogosphere

By ROBERT McCLURE 
"Yer blogging?"

 The subject line on an SEJ friend's email at first caught me a little defensive. But it turned out that my friend is a big fan of weblogs, or blogs, believing they have the power to transform journalism and the social conversation. Notice, though, that she's not yet blogging herself. It's easier said than done – but also more fun than it sounds.

June 30, 2009 to July 2, 2009

6th World Conference of Science Journalists

WCSJ2009 will bring established and aspiring reporters, writers and science communicators from around the world to debate, network, develop their professional skills and report on the latest advances in science and technology.

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