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ScienceWriters magazine

  • ScienceWriters magazine  

    ScienceWriters, Summer 2014

    How to write science beautifully, Dan Fagin reflects on his Pulitzer Prize-winning book, turning your journalism into an e-book, five (often overlooked) financial planning tips, going live with science communication in the Science Café, NASW Board election candidate statements, lessons from the Japanese translation of Dennis Meredith's guide for public information officers, plus books, columns, NASW news and other features. Full text visible to NASW members only.

  • ScienceWriters, Spring 2014

    A tribute to NASW's guardian angel upon her retirement, a summit on women in science writing, results of the Science Writers Compensation Survey, a preview of ScienceWriters2014 in Columbus, Ohio, and a report on the AAAS Chicago session on "Engaging with Journalists." Full text visible to NASW members only.

  • ScienceWriters, Winter 2013-14

    The XX Factor and seven ways forward; recapping the ScienceWriters2014 conference; a tribute to CASW's Ben Patrusky; simplified IRS rules for home-office deductions; The Fine Print goes live; how science writers handle the home/life balance; plus book reviews, news from NASW's president, executive director and cybrarian, and other features. Full text visible to NASW members only.

  • ScienceWriters, Fall 2013

    Why Popular Science shut down comments on its web site; making the most of the NASW internship fair at AAAS; recapping the NASW-supported Cross-Border Science Journalism Workshop; Ivan Oransky's advice on embargoes; reports from the 8th World Conference of Science Journalists in Helsinki; end-of-the-year tax tips from Julian Block; plus book reviews, news from NASW's president, executive director and cybrarian, and other features. Full text visible to NASW members only.

  • ScienceWriters, Summer 2013

    Wisconsin's battle over investigative journalism; the changing world of graduate science journalism programs; a new executive director for CASW; the gender gap in science writing; tax rules for prizes and awards; and a preview of the ScienceWriters2013 conference in Gainesville, Fla. Also, the premiere of a redesigned books section, featuring new books available in the NASW bookstore. Full text visible to NASW members only.

  • ScienceWriters, Spring 2013

    How 31 science writers wrote a book together (the Science Writers Handbook) and lived to tell about it. Changes coming to educational science publishing. Tax tips for ScienceWriters2013 conference travel. Also, reviews of new books available in the NASW bookstore, and news about NASW members and regional group activities. Full text visible to NASW members only.

  • ScienceWriters, Winter 2012-13

    Photos and highlights from ScienceWriters2012; a Computational Astronomy boot camp; an introduction to NASW's funding sources database; results of the PIO social media survey; depreciation vs. first-year expensing for business equipment; the best science writing of Argentina. Also, reviews of new books available in the NASW bookstore, and news about NASW members and regional group activities. Full text visible to NASW members only.

  • ScienceWriters, Fall 2012

    A new market for freelance food and environment reporting; reflections on Mars Curiosity Rover and memories of Apollo 11; and how hiring your children can cut your taxes. Also, reviews of new books available in the NASW bookstore, news about NASW members and regional group activities, and why PIOs are being urged to acknowledge federal research funding. Full text visible to NASW members only.

  • ScienceWriters, Summer 2012

    Vol. 61, No. 3: Coverage of two NASW-sponsored events, the "Science Writing in the Age of Denial" conference and the "Bioethics Bootcamp," plus an NAS science communication meeting and an update on self-employment taxes for freelancers. Also, reviews of new books available in the NASW bookstore, news about NASW members and regional group activities, and the art of putting together an annual report on research communications. Full text visible to NASW members only.

  • ScienceWriters, Spring 2012

    The H5N1 flu researchers and their contrasting media strategies; income tax tips for freelancers; what's wrong with women's magazines; writing for the children's book market; and reviews of new books available in the NASW bookstore. Full text visible to NASW members only.

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