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Media talk from the Missouri School of Journalism
Wed January 9, 2013
Views of the News: Science Journalism, First-Person Journalism, "Snow Fall"
Who's Fat? The Challenges of Science Journalism
Gretchen Reynolds, The New York Times: "Good and Bad, the Little Things Add Up in Fitness"
Pam Belluck, The New York Times: "Study Suggests Lower Mortality Risk for People Deemed to be Overweight"
Paul Campos, The New York Times: "Our Absurd Fear of Fat"
David H. Freedman, Columbia Journalism Review: "Survival of the wrongest: How personal-health journalism ignores the fundamental pitfalls baked into all scientific research and serves up a daily diet of unreliable information"
Adam Ruben, Science Magazine: "The Unwritten Rules of Journalism"
Chris Chambers and Petroc Sumner, The Guardian: "Science journalism through the looking glass"
Science News Goes Social
Mary Ann Giordano, The New York Times: "New Frontier for Topics in Science: Social Media"
FiveThirtyEight blogger Nate Silver answers questions on reddit (1/8/13)
Matt Crenson, Science News: "Science News Top 25: The Year in Science 2012"
Matt Smith, CNN: "NOAA: 2012 broke U.S. heat records"
David Wagner, The Atlantic: "What Science Can Tell Us About 2013"
Hamilton Nolan, Gawker.com: "Journalism Is Not Narcissism"
Steve Buttry, Digital First Media: "Journalism isn't narcissism, but it's not machinery either"
Steve Almond, WBUR-FM: "The Literary World's Latest Teapot-Sized Tempest: Or, When Writers Attack!"
While We Were Away...
John Branch, The New York Times: "Snow Fall: The Avalanche at Tunnel Creek"
Mathew Ingram, GigaOm: "The good -- and the bad -- about the NYT's Snow Fall feature"