What is science journalism? The gap between scientists and the public. And what is this class all about?

Today we will:

  • Talk about science in the news and the difference between how scientists think and how the public thinks.
  • Talk about the job of a science journalist
  • Look at current topics in science news
  • Review how the course works.

Websites:

Ebola– What story should journalists be telling?

HOMEWORK: Bring in a recent science story and be ready to talk about it. No writing necessary.

 

 

 

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