Communicating Science In A Post-Newspaper Era

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Deborah Blum, winner, Pulitzer Prize; author, The Poisoner's Handbook: Murder and the Birth of Forensic Medicine in Jazz Age New York; professor, journalism, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wis.

Paul Raeburn, author forthcoming Why Fathers Matter and Acquainted with the Night; organizer, annual New Horizons in Science conference, New York, N.Y.

Stephen Schneider, climatologist, author, Science As a Contact Sport: Inside the Battle to Save Earth's Climate; winner, 2007 Collective Nobel Peace Prize, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.

Jane Stevens, director of media strategies, The World Company (Lawrence Journal-World and 6News), Lawrence, Kan.

Jennifer Ouellette, director, Science and Entertainment Exchange (National Academy of Sciences Program), Los Angeles, Calif.

As newspapers and cable news cut science coverage, where can the science-curious get reliable science and technology news? Ira Flatow and guests discuss how the Internet — including blogs and social media — is filling the coverage gap. Plus, spicing up screenplays with science.



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