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MIT School of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences - Great Ideas Change the World

The Future of Science Journalism

Susan Hockfield states that science journalism is "absolutely indispensable.” As we confront global warming and health pandemics, science reporting must be sustained, Hockfield says, “in its rightful place, at the top of the profession and in the thick of the national conversation.”  Dismal economic times are a challenge this aspiration, as journalists on the panel attest.  More at MIT World