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More on the Shifting Roles of Science Journalists in the Digital Age

Following up on our study analyzing the shifting roles and emerging practices of science journalists, Declan Fahy contributed a valuable discussion to the news site of the British Association of Science Writers.  Lede below. Also see Fahy’s article at and a more detailed discussion with PDF of the study. Now that science reporters have…

The Science Journalist Online: Shifting Roles and Emerging Practices

Science journalists in the US and UK face unique pressures adapting to the social and participatory nature of online news, to economic conditions that force them to fill a diversity of roles in the newsroom, and to the many hats they must wear if they are to survive as freelancers. As a consequence, science journalists…