This week about 200 science writers gathered in my hometown of Madison, Wisconsin for a conference on Science Writing in the Age of Denial, hosted by the University of Wisconsin-Madison, with support from the National Association of […]
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A Day in the Life of Brian Switek
Ask TON: Breaking Into Science Writing
The Human Element: Bringing Science to Life with Profiles
Surviving the Grind of Fact-Checking
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Office Hours with Robert Irion
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Richard Todd on Good Prose
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