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    ScienceWriters, Fall 2018

    Winners of the Science in Society Journalism Awards and this year's new Excellence in Institutional Writing Award, the annual NASW membership report, and an inside look at the revamped Science News. Full text visible only to NASW members.

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    ScienceWriters, Summer 2018

    An investigative reporting handbook's debut, statements from board candidates, and a new international program fund for science journalism. Full text visible only to NASW members.

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    ScienceWriters, Spring 2018

    Artificial intelligence and the fake news problem, reports from the inaugural SciComm South Conference, how journalists can turn privacy laws to their advantage, and changes in rules for deducting tax-preparation fees. Full text visible only to NASW members.

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    ScienceWriters, Winter 2017-18

    News from the World Conference of Science Journalists 2017, the final report of NASW's ad hoc membership committee, what famous writers of the past have said about taxes, and AAAS launches a a new service to provide scientific expertise and context on deadline. Full text visible only to NASW members.

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    ScienceWriters, Fall 2017

    A report on the Sept. 6 conference on science, journalism, and democracy; why U.S. and European markets aren't more welcoming to foreign journalists; David Perlman retires from the best job in the world; Annual Reviews launches a digital magazine; UC San Diego wins a grant to improve the communication ability of researchers; tax breaks after natural disasters; plus news from NASW and WCSJ2017. Full text visible to NASW members only.

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    ScienceWriters, Summer 2017

    Fact-checking sites find their way into science, a report on the Pacific Northwest regional PIO conference, a science writer participates in an NIH study on a baffling medical condition, Mary Roach explains why she rents an office, updates on the 10th World Conference of Science Journalists, and the peril of relying on IRS publications. Full text visible to NASW members only.

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    ScienceWriters, Spring 2017

    Communicating science to the public under Trump; the debut of Seek magazine; why news websites should embrace https; connecting children with science via storytelling; an update on WCSJ2017; and what happens when the IRS creates a "substitute" return for you. Full text visible to NASW members only.

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    ScienceWriters, Winter 2016-17

    Coverage of ScienceWriters2016 in San Antonio, Texas; a new director for the University of California at Santa Cruz science communication program; the David Perlman WCSJ2017 Travel Fellowship Fund for the 10th World Conference of Science Journalists in San Francisco; communicating science in the clickbait era; and reducing taxes on your fellowship income. Full text visible to NASW members only.

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    ScienceWriters, Fall 2016

    Commentaries on the proposed NASW constitutional amendment; NASW Board election results for 2016-18; science writers and playwrights collaborate in Seattle; 2016 Science in Society Awards, Clark/Payne and Victor Cohn Prize winners; a rundown on self-employment taxes; the birth of FOIA Wiki; and the death of SciLogs. Full text visible to NASW members only.

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    ScienceWriters, Summer 2016

    Background on the proposed amendment to the NASW constitution to change the qualifications for officers; creating science animations; analyzing the new GMO report; an unintended side effect of transparency; EurekAlert's 20th birthday; a new First Amendment center for the digital age; a preview of ScienceWriters 2016; candidate statements for the NASW Board; and tax planning for writers. Full text visible to NASW members only.