PR copy now readily flows into news. But is this a good thing? Is there a need for more transparency from press officers? Or, are we enjoying a panacea of PR that is resulting in accurate science stories in the press? Andy Williams, Martin Moore, Ruth Francis and Toby Murcott discuss.
The second UK Conference of Science Journalists took place at The Royal Society in London on Monday 25th June 2012.
Three aspiring science journalists pitch their story ideas to science editor dragons Helen Pearson, James Randerson and Ehsan Masood. Find out what happened and if any ideas survived the grilling.
It's all about addictive reads. Tom Levenson, Richard Fisher, Manjit Kumar and Alok Jha discuss.
The Leveson Inquiry could have profound and fundamental consequences for the UK press. Up for debate in this session is the impact the inquiry might have on science journalism. Fiona Fox, David Derbyshire, Bob Satchwell and James Randerson led the debate.
Ginny Barbour, Peter Aldhous, Steve Yentis and David Nicholson take on scientific misconduct and reveal some techniques that journalists can use to detect it.