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15/05/2018

The journalistic coverage of biologically active compounds presented as promising drugs in Brazil – although only two of them completed the evaluation tests and got approved for commercialization – provides insights and strategies to build a more analytical view on drug research and development.

 

23/04/2018

How are media and political discourses about environmental pollution framed in Australia, China and Japan? By making use of novel and traditional means of analysis, authors of the book provide interesting insights relevant to those researching and practicing science communication of environmental issues.

17/04/2018

“What are the criteria of successful digital infrastructures? Which potential for changing workflows or scholarly interaction and collaboration patterns do we ascribe to digital infrastructures?” JCOM new set of commentaries focuses on changing internal communication tools for scientific communities.

04/04/2018

A brand-new JCOM for Latin America and a brand-new look for JCOM. April 2018 marks a milestone in the history of JCOM. Innovation and stronger community engagement, always open access.

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”.

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.

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.

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.

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".

 

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