Somewhere Between Science Writing and Science Fiction the Truth Lies

A 12-30-15 article in The Guardian (“The problem with science journalism: we’ve forgotten that reality matters most” Brooke Borel, 30 Dec 2015) criticizes science journalism for forgetting that “reality matters most.” The article claims that scientific communication can be (and is) driven by a variety of agendas but that science writing should be free from any […]

Are You Ready for Your Public?

This week, the Guardian Science Desk posted an article suggesting that science writing is boring. As someone who teaches science writers, I have to admit, they’re right. And I’d like to expand the list to include the other subject matters that I work with. It’s not just science writers who have difficulty making their subject […]