In 2010, Slate national correspondent William Saletan wrote an eight-part series about experimental psychologist Elizabeth Loftus and her work on false memories. He began the series by inviting readers to take part in an interactive […]
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- Pitching Errors: How Not to Pitch
- Meetings of Minds, or, How to Talk to a Scientist
- Taking Good Notes: Tricks and Tools
- How Rebecca Skloot Built The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
- Virginia Hughes Enters the Land of the Sleepyheads
- Tools: Planner Pad, the Funnel of Focus
- A Day in the Life of Amanda Gefter
- Phil McKenna Describes the Making of “Life in the Death Zone”
- A Day in the Life of Emma Marris
- Nailing the Nut Graf
- Ask TON: What Does a Science Writing Master’s Program Get You?
- Are You a Writer or an Editor? Part I: The Writers
- Show Me the Money: The Economics of Freelance Science Journalism
- Paying for It: Getting Grants and Fellowships
- Are You an Editor or a Writer? Part II: The Editors
#$%^* This: What Else Are My Skills Good For?
Single Best: Maryn McKenna
Ask TON: Taking Notes Discreetly
Ask TON: Meeting Coverage
Brendan Borrell Jets to Bolivia for a Hot Story on Chili Peppers
Adam Rutherford Eulogizes the Space Shuttle
Natural Habitat: Priya Shetty
Ask TON: Breaking Into Science Writing
A Day in the Life of Rose Eveleth
Ask TON: Which Meetings?
What Is Science Journalism Worth? Part II
Helen Pearson Profiles an Activist Turned Scientist
Single Best: Laura Helmuth
Daniel Engber Dissects the Ubiquitous Laboratory Mouse
A Day in the Life of Brian Switek
A Day in the Life of Jo Marchant