Issue 01, 2018

06/03/2018

What kind of impact is the rise of Artificial Intelligence going to have on science news? AI writing bots might revolutionise science journalism as we know it.

16/01/2018

Through qualitative, semi-structured interviews with 14 science comic creators, the paper explores their identities and perceptions of their role in science communication.

06/02/2018

The appeal of joining a community, or learning about science might not be the most powerful messages to motivate citizens to participate in Citizen Science projects…

13/03/2018

From politics to economy, find out what impacts Pakistan's still low media coverage of climate change issues in one of the most affected by its effects countries.

23/01/2018

An overview of available empirical research on educational comics, focusing on cognitive mechanisms that turn visual narratives into powerful tools to make science more engaging.

13/02/2018

"Taken as a whole, what Martin W. Angler’s book does particularly well is to introduce prospective science writers to the judgements they need to make as reflective practitioners".

 

20/02/2018

"If Truth Be Told: The Politics of Public Ethnography", by D. Fassin, sheds light upon the role ethnography plays in the public sphere and how anthropologists struggle to communicate their findings.

20/03/2018

“A guidebook for spotting and debunking unscientific ideas in the political sphere”. Kizer (Ball State Univ.) considers D. Levitan’s book “a timely antidote for debunking anti-scientific rhetoric”.

27/02/2018

Ethical dilemmas,new horizons in science, challenges in global health and changing climate, and difficulties science journalism is presented with at a time when science appears to be under attack.