DailyDirt: Is Mixing Science And Journalism A Bad Recipe?
from the urls-we-dig-up dept
Rosie Redfield's commentary critiquing the announcement of arsenic-based lifeforms has been widely published and discussed. Peer-review either isn't what it used to be -- or it's never quite as good as people think it should be. url, url, url, url Meanwhile, journalism may be slowly adapting to admitting mistakes with a "report an error" button. And perhaps science journals need to start doing this, too. url The Medill school of journalism votes in favor of changing its name. Is journalism like a rose? url What would happen if everyone had a chance to vote on what science projects were funded by the government? We might find out. url