Elements of Craft

Storygram: Marilynn Marchione’s “Chinese Researcher Claims First Gene-Edited Babies”

Storygram: Marilynn Marchione’s “Chinese Researcher Claims First Gene-Edited Babies”

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by · June 25, 2019 · 2 comments
Storygram: Antonio Regalado’s “Exclusive: Chinese Scientists Are Creating CRISPR Babies”

Storygram: Antonio Regalado’s “Exclusive: Chinese Scientists Are Creating CRISPR Babies”

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by · June 25, 2019 · 2 comments
This child is one of more than 150 from the Iñupiaq Alaskan village of Selawik who celebrated the natural history and cultural traditions of their homeland through the Selawik Science-Culture Camp in 2014.

Covering Indigenous Communities with Respect and Sensitivity

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by · June 18, 2019 · 2 comments
Nice Niche: How to Build and Keep Up with a Beat

Nice Niche: How to Build and Keep Up with a Beat

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by · June 4, 2019 · 1 comment
A Science Writer’s Guide to U.S. Visas

A Science Writer’s Guide to U.S. Visas

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by · May 28, 2019 · 1 comment
Interviewing Scientists for Kids’ Science Stories

Interviewing Scientists for Kids’ Science Stories

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by · May 21, 2019 · 2 comments
Navigating Newsrooms as a Minority

Navigating Newsrooms as a Minority

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by · May 7, 2019 · 3 comments
Journalists as Characters: Using First-Person Narration to Drive Stories

Journalists as Characters: Using First-Person Narration to Drive Stories

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by · April 30, 2019 · Comments are Disabled
Journalists of Color Face Harassment by Sources

Journalists of Color Face Harassment by Sources

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by · April 9, 2019 · 1 comment
Delivering the Bad News: How to Reject Pitches Well

Delivering the Bad News: How to Reject Pitches Well

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by · April 2, 2019 · Comments are Disabled
How to Vet Industry PR Claims

How to Vet Industry PR Claims

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by · March 26, 2019 · 3 comments
Kayden and Jayden Fleurimond, four months old, rest as their older sister Berlynda, 10, dances in the living room of their aunt’s apartment. On Aug. 10, their mother Dacheca Fleurimond passed away at SUNY Downstate hospital after delivering her twin sons.

Storygram: Annie Waldman’s “How Hospitals Are Failing Black Mothers”

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by · March 19, 2019 · Comments are Disabled
Including LGBTQ+ Scientists as Sources

Including LGBTQ+ Scientists as Sources

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by · March 12, 2019 · Comments are Disabled
How to Be a Great Science Editor at a Student Publication

How to Be a Great Science Editor at a Student Publication

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by · March 5, 2019 · 1 comment
Applying Science to the Beauty and Wellness Beat

Applying Science to the Beauty and Wellness Beat

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by · February 26, 2019 · 3 comments
This pattern is inspired by the work of South African artist Dr. Ester Mahlangu of the Ndebele nation in South Africa. Such vibrant Ndebele patterns can be seen on houses, clothing, and other surfaces in South Africa, and this particular piece has science imagery as way to express the growing interest in decolonizing science in Africa.

Decolonizing Science Writing in South Africa

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by · February 12, 2019 · 10 comments
Two Pacific Swallow( Hirundo tahitica ) birds facing each other with open beak.

How to Conduct Difficult Interviews

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by · December 11, 2018 · 2 comments
Storygram: Joshua Sokol’s “Life After Mercury Poisoning”

Storygram: Joshua Sokol’s “Life After Mercury Poisoning”

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by · December 4, 2018 · Comments are Disabled
Finding the Science in Any Story

Finding the Science in Any Story

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by · November 27, 2018 · 2 comments
Thoughts on Voice: What It Is (And Isn’t). And How to Find Yours.

Thoughts on Voice: What It Is (And Isn’t). And How to Find Yours.

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by · November 7, 2018 · Comments are Disabled
How to Read a Scientific Paper

How to Read a Scientific Paper

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by · November 6, 2018 · 4 comments
Wudan Yan wading through what remains of a mangrove forest in Myanmar's Ayeyarwady Delta in Oct 2015.

Surviving the Elements: Confronting Difficult Field-Reporting Conditions

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by · October 30, 2018 · Comments are Disabled
Storygram: Maria Konnikova’s “Altered Tastes”

Storygram: Maria Konnikova’s “Altered Tastes”

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by · October 23, 2018 · 1 comment
Some autistic writers have poor working memory and can become overwhelmed trying to retain too many details at once.

Writing When on the Autism Spectrum

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by · October 9, 2018 · 2 comments