Over at the Knight Science Journalism Tracker, Charlie Petit has a fun roundup of over half a dozen publications and organizations’ lists of the best science stories, photos, and discoveries of the year. Cellular reprogramming, exoplanets, the Large Hadron Collider, and China’s race to space top most of the lists. They are all very important subjects indeed, but for my money there is simply nothing cooler than National Geographic’s rare video of the giant squid.
01:54 PM - December 22, 2008
The Year in Science Journalism
#Realtalk: This isn’t another ‘golden age’ for print - But it is one for media
Social media in smaller markets - How three social media managers deal with smaller markets and more local coverage.
A rally for laid-off Sun-Times photogs - A protest Thursday morning drew about 150 picketers to the newspaper’s headquarters
Reporting, or illegal hacking - Scripps reporters are accused of violating the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act
Exchange Watch: California Dreaming - Low healthcare premiums on the West Coast were trumpeted as a big, good-news Obamacare story. But: “Compared to what?”
The disappearance of ‘Sports of the Times’
“Millennials need organ transplants that fit easily into their always-connected lifestyles”
A conversation about the dark art of driving the conversation
The Ecuadorean embassy’s celebrity refugee is used to living in what Assange likens to a space station as he battles extradition
On the eve of two related SCOTUS decisions, how should journalists be covering the issue?
Who Owns What
A report from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism
Questions and exercises for journalism students.