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The Urban Scientist

Going to #NABJ14 and I’m bringing #SciComm with me!

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I am en route to Boston, headed to the 2014 National Association of Black Journalists Meeting in July 30– August 3, 2014. The Theme is Revolution to Evolution, Shaping Our Future and I will be there representing Science! I believe that a science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) communication are revolution. Deliberately and consciously communicating [...]

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The Urban Scientist

Interested in Science Communication? Apply for Science Writers 2014 Diversity Travel Fellowship

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Interested in Science Communication? Are you a scientist or engineer interested in science communication and journalism? Are you a journalist interested in covering more science, tech, health, medicine, nutrition, environment or engineering news? Are you a student majoring in journalism, communication or science, engineering? Either way, it doesn’t matter. If you are interested in science, [...]

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The Urban Scientist

Free the News, Share the Science – Campaign to create the Sex Politics & Religion Network

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The National Science & Technology News Service’s own Jamilah Bey has been given the opportunity to create a new online journalism forum: The Sex Politics And Religion Network. It will be an online forum and an iTunes podcast. It will be the perfect place to continue and expand many of the science, science literacy, and science [...]

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The Urban Scientist

Notes from the #NABJ13 Science Journalism 101

Ivan Oransky, Global Editor Director, MedPage Today (Former Executive Editor of Reuters Health) Danielle N. Lee, Science Blogger, The Urban Scientist of The Scientific American Network Jamila Bey, Radio Show Host pg The Sex, Politics And Religion Hour: SPAR With Jamila, AM 1390 Washington, DC and AM 1430 New York City, Washington Post blog, She [...]

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The Urban Scientist

The Tweet Recap of NABJ Science Journalism 101

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The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) Science Journalism Panel was great. I owe unending thanks to Jamila Bey, David Kroll, Robin Lloyd and Ivan Oransky for their generous support of this endeavor. There were about 20 people in the room – we had some stiff competition, but there were engaged people in the room…many [...]

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The Urban Scientist

Wordless Wednesday: Science debuts at NABJ

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Yes, I owe you a proper recap, but in the meantime, please enjoy these snapshots of my greatest highlights at my very first National Association of Black Journalists meeting in Orlando, Florida July 31-August 4, 2013. @IvanOransky, @Jbey @robinlloyd99, @DavidKroll @Paul_Goodloe @JacqEHoward, @SciFleur @JamilahLemieux

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The Urban Scientist

Announcing the National Science & Technology News Service – a STEM Media Contact List for Diverse audience News Organizations

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I’m taking a big leap next week. I’ll be participating in Science 101 Journalism Workshop at the National Association of Black Journalists Meeting next week in Orlando, Florida. Joining me will be Robin Lloyd, News Editor at Scientific American, David Kroll, Director of Science Communications, Nature Research Center, North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, Raleigh, [...]

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The Urban Scientist

Racism in Porn industry is newsworthy, so how can science make the cut?

  I saw a tweet for this article this morning, April 3, 2013.  I read the byline and realized that it was an original article written for The Root. It was not a wire story with a link to an article originally published somewhere else (like many of their pieces). No, this was a very [...]

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The Urban Scientist

What is the rightful place of science in society, in minority communities?

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In President Barack Obama’s 2009 Inauguration Speech, he vowed “to restore science to its rightful place” in society. Hearing those words from him filled me with an excitement and eagerness to do and share science more than before. It excited me then and now into his second term he has announced the STEM Master Teacher [...]

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The Urban Scientist

#Journosplain meets #Scisplain – Bridging Science & Journalism

I love the internet! I especially love how video and audio conferencing technology makes it possible for people to access experts across the landscape. Moments before I signed on to G+ to host a chat between Journalists and Scientists, my friend and colleague Skyped me up to better explain a concept to his population ecology [...]

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