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Why this is science writing's golden age

State of the craft  

Why this is science writing's golden age

Journalism is in decline and science journalism peaked 30 years, or so everyone says. Except Tom Levenson, who writes that web-based publications like the Atavist, Matter, and Aeon are delivering quality work: "There has been a collapse of venues (and employment) for science writers schooled, as I was, in the pre-digital journalism world [but] the reality is that right now is the best time I recall for readers of science writing." Follow-up.