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Science journalism: Too close for comfort

Nature volume 459, pages 10551056 (25 June 2009) | Download Citation

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In the second of three essays, Boyce Rensberger tracks the progression of scientific correspondents from cheerleaders to watchdogs.

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  1. Boyce Rensberger was director of the Knight Science Journalism Fellowship programme at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge from 1998 to 2008, and a science reporter for 32 years, chiefly at The Washington Post and The New York Times.  boycerensberger@gmail.com

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https://doi.org/10.1038/4591055a

See Editorial, page 1033, and online at http://tinyurl.com/sciencejournalism.

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