All posts tagged with journalism

Is Facebook killing science news?

3 minute read

I’ve observed that the coverage of genetics and evolution in mainstream media has become worse over the last several years. It seems that social media, espec...

Is Facebook killing science news?

3 minute read

I’ve observed that the coverage of genetics and evolution in mainstream media has become worse over the last several years. It seems that social media, espec...

Anonymous sexism in paleoanthropology

8 minute read

Seems like every week, someone writes an article drawing attention to a new episode of sexism in science. Today it’s my turn to shine a light on this issue.

Anthropology's Spinal Tap problem

2 minute read

The Thesis Whisperer brings up the topic of prolonged rudeness in academic culture: “Academic assholes and the circle of niceness”. When I write that it’s ti...

Link parade

4 minute read

Here are some stories to entertain, amuse, or depress:

Against simplistic stories

less than 1 minute read

Erika Check Hayden reflects usefully on an overhyped science story last week: “What the limits of DNA story reveals about the challenges of science journalis...