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Diverisity in Science Writing addressed at 2014 ScienceWriting Conference

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The annual ScienceWriters meeting is a joint meeting of the National Association of Science Writers and the Council for the Advancement of Science Writing.  It is a meeting for science writers, by science writers, with content to appeal to both the newest writers and seasoned professionals. This year I am attending for the first time [...]

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The Urban Scientist

#NABJ14 #HealthyNABJ Recap: Cultivating Diversity in Science Communication

Healthy NABJ Panel with (l-r) Mark Luckie, Kiratiana Freelon, me (Danielle Lee) and Robert Bertsche

I attended the 2014 National Association of Black Journalists meeting in Boston, Massachusetts July 30-August 2014 (NABJ Program book). This was the second NABJ conference I have attended, this time with assistance from the National Science Writers Association. My participation as a panel speaker and networking helped continue a conversation concerning media diversity in science [...]

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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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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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