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ScienceWriters Today for July 25, 2017

One psychiatry group says forget the "Goldwater rule" when it comes to Trump. https://t.co/BN9ZLRSpfR @statnews

Blogger gets a Star-Wars themed paper accepted by three "peer reviewed" journals. https://t.co/bcBgOyIi4q @RetractionWatch

To convey honesty and authenticity in your writing, observe every little thing about people. https://t.co/8FUC8Hx3qg @WritingCoop

Thread: Pacific Standard's editor explains how they assign, edit, and publish each issue. https://t.co/yvS99YTO5U @nbj914

Amid a legal battle over control of its website, Snopes appeals for reader donations. https://t.co/zgPiLpSqUZ @Poynter

Fund for Investigative Journalism and Schuster Institute grants for diversity in social justice reporting. https://t.co/0GwEzFGTDG @FundFIJ

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ScienceWriters Today for July 24, 2017

"It's high time. My God, I'm 98 years old. If I'm not gonna quit now, when am I gonna quit?" https://t.co/h7RXfdyvHn @cbcasithappens

Seven metrics to measure the effectiveness of a PR campaign. https://t.co/b6uzCk6vJb @PRDaily

"Science and journalism aren’t the same, but they feed each other in their quest for truth." https://t.co/i4Lz21iHKA @MoabSunNews

Leaks have gradually become a major element of political journalism, and that raises ethics issues. https://t.co/alloEWflEE @NiemanReports

Mayo Clinic's new fellowships show "a fundamental misunderstanding of the way journalists operate." https://t.co/sWgGVibaIT @HealthNewsRevu

Apply for the 2017 International Fact-Checking Network fellowships. https://t.co/DuN9JRXPdX @poynter

Illuminating Today's Japan for American Audiences (19-day reporting trip in Japan). https://t.co/1FLHvy9kaH @ICFJ

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ScienceWriters Today for July 21, 2017

On Science Blogs: Where did dogs come from? Also, Maryam Mirzakhani’s math. https://t.co/MmjyxZIlms @tamfecit

What makes a good science book? From the editor of Science Books & Films for AAAS. https://t.co/LxOtRMB4gU @aaas

"Not knowing how much open data programs cost is often a barrier to implementing policies." https://t.co/Ae24KJoLcQ @IRE_NICAR

How incorrectly reported statistics from a gun safety study can undermine public policy. https://t.co/tkBQy7EGwz @tarahaelle

Thread: Tips for scientists on responding to a journalist's request for outside comment. https://t.co/23dr12csax @scicurious

AGU honors Rich Monastersky, Tony Bartelme, and Courtney Humphries for outstanding science reporting. https://t.co/hR94pjKpJo @theAGU

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ScienceWriters Today for July 20, 2017

Tech tips for recording online interviews. https://t.co/nIciiBitEc @Poynter

John Noble Wilford on his story with this lede: "Men have landed and walked on the moon." https://t.co/suvZkpdOEY @nytimes

Europe moves toward more transparency in the use of animals in biomedical science. https://t.co/jJ8KRVg82D @sciencemagazine

More than 25 million Library of Congress catalog records are now available for free public use. https://t.co/XGlbjAsDcN @ConversationUS

Experimental vaccines often grab news media attention but seldom pan out. https://t.co/Ui2ZMhWhuW @HealthNewsRevu

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ScienceWriters Today for July 19, 2017

"Book marketing takes work. Lots of it." https://t.co/huyB01LonW @JFbookman

The Knight First Amendment Institute is suing the president for blocking people on Twitter. Will it work? https://t.co/gsHIxtED3z @Poynter

PR experts say Delta’s response to Ann Coulter was perfect. https://t.co/QaG73UqrP5 @FortuneMagazine

People who get news on social media remember the platform where they found it, not its original source. https://t.co/etozeio5Uw @NiemanLab

Why "fake news" may be here to stay: https://t.co/kvcGw3Wtyn @CJR

RT @VivianHo: End of an era: David Perlman, our 98-year-old science editor who began working for the Chronicle in 1940, is retiring.

RT @NiemanLab: Got an idea on how to make journalism better? It’s time to apply for a Knight Visiting Nieman Fellowship!… https://t.co/efSJgXRgK5

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ScienceWriters Today for July 18, 2017

If you train a monkey to take a selfie, does the monkey own the copyright? https://t.co/o0HvyKugHd @GuardianUS

Some do-and-don't tips for crisis communications. https://t.co/3tLuJyFwOU @PRNews

Does the newspaper industry need an antitrust exemption? https://t.co/IAhGaT2UXm @NiemanLab

"There’s no one-size-fits-all prescription for writing about science while managing a mental illness" https://t.co/PoPxikMorA @Open_Notebook

Five tips for evaluating stories that rely on unnamed sources. https://t.co/vPmGMFeNgH @FiveThirtyEight

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ScienceWriters Today for July 17, 2017

American Diabetes Association bans sharing of photos that include slides from its conference. https://t.co/C9cDnkH8LW @ivanoransky

Finding industry-independent experts for health news stories. https://t.co/Oh3jlM5XRN @HealthNewsRevu

The top two reasons why a reader will leave a bad review. https://t.co/XxE4GwJ3X0 @WriterUnboxed

"Student journalism has gained new importance in the face of the deep decline of local news." https://t.co/kjVXrjObZt @thenation

The metrics you need to watch to determine whether your blog is successful. https://t.co/z98NeMvQCc @WritingCoop

On Science Blogs: Michael Mann and others attack New York magazine's climate exaggerations. https://t.co/aoE0aN2Bhx @tamfecit

RT @ICFJ: US reporters: Want to cover key issues in the US-Japan alliance? Apply for our fellowship: https://t.co/EAKLl1dj7L https://t.co/JAWjtzCsaP

Howard G. Buffett Fund for Women Journalists https://t.co/UDJYUUZGAI via @IWMF

.@NYMag pubs annotation of viral climate story: Is it journalistically ethical to explore worst-case scenarios? https://t.co/OAbNDvBXE6

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ScienceWriters Today for July 14, 2017

Pres Trump "pledged to shrink the fed gvmt, and he seems to be starting with science." @Sara_Reardon @NatureNews https://t.co/FE272d0Pt9

"Bedtimes are one of the great injustices of American childhood," writes @maggiekb1 @FiveThirtyEight. https://t.co/A3iF99hbuB

80% of people develop a diagnosable mental illness at some point in their lives, study shows. https://t.co/8BFdY8aEB1

A recipe for confusion: POTUS habit of “toggling” b/w off/on the record "vexes reporters,” says @politico https://t.co/OIVCJ4IuKQ

How do fact-checking orgs reach audiences skeptical of fact-checking & measure impact? https://t.co/wsNKZffVq7

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ScienceWriters Today for July 13, 2017

.@PopSci rounds up the best science podcasts. https://t.co/x2c80EktES

"Determining what’s fair use is a gray area, and depends on your risk tolerance," writes @JaneFriedman . https://t.co/MVSBLXlDXI

Psychologist @BrianNosek asks: What should journos not expert in stats/methods look for in papers to assess cred? https://t.co/4y0Adi2C2n

Describing human beings requires "infinite wonder and infinite pity," says Michael Chabon @TheAtlantic . https://t.co/Fjl6A1nQx6

Comparing social features of autism & schizophrenia could improve understanding of each. @DaisyYuhas @Spectrum https://t.co/kC2NoUyI8X

#FDA panel gives thumbs up to 1st-ever clinical use of gene therapy, for a form of leukemia. https://t.co/wUIT7r4Khh

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ScienceWriters Today for July 12, 2017

The first lyric featured at @niemanstory’s One Great Sentence series. “Of course it had to be Springsteen.” https://t.co/57n4pth1v9

“Our public conversations about mental illness reveal a desire to sort folks into ill or not,” writes @ldattaro. https://t.co/ebztqfjB4u

OMNI magazine to resume printing in October, under editorship of @pam3001 & other original staff https://t.co/pJOzpNiF8a

How lack of newsroom diversity & attn to communities of color delayed coverage of Flint water crisis. https://t.co/tn1GVAoGJ2

Reminder: Don't miss Aug 1 deadline to enter @AAASKavli #science #journalism awards https://t.co/GiGIR2kTv8

Why hasn't anyone solved the problem of offline mobile news? https://t.co/Xu9lRKga3P

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