Why Science Is the Hardest/Best Beat in Journalism

March 06, 2006 1:30pm - 3:00pm

Boyce Rensberger: A wide-ranging talk covering: what science makes news; why traditional journalistic balance can mislead the public; the clash between science’s uncertainty and the public’s misunderstanding of science; how to deal with science fact and scientific opinion; and other issues facing journalists who cover the realm of human endeavor with the greatest impact on humanity.