Posts Tagged ‘Witze’

Ask TON: Planning reporting

Welcome back for another installment of Ask TON. (Click here to see previous installments.) Today’s question: I feel like I waste a lot of time when I’m reporting for feature articles — feeling hazy about what I’m aiming to learn, asking the wrong questions, having to go back and ask a lot of follow-up questions — not […]


Ask TON: Anonymous sources

Welcome back for another installment of Ask TON. (Click here to see previous installments.) Today’s question: Should anonymous (unattributed) quotes be used to develop stories which would not be possible without them — such as when individuals are unwilling to go on the record with negative comments?


Happy Birthday to us! And…introducing “Ask TON”

TON is one! A year ago today, The Open Notebook published our first stories, launching an ongoing series of “story behind the story” interviews with some of the science journalists whose work we admire. Our idea then, as now, was that despite the changing marketplace for science journalism, craftsmanship still matters. With that in mind, […]


Adam Rutherford eulogizes the space shuttle

Knowing that NASA would soon cease operating its shuttles, Nature’s video team decided to create a music video showing each flight in chronological order. What began as a labor of love soon descended into months of slogging through VHS tapes, but the final product scored some 80,000 hits in its first week online. Here, team […]

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