German and American media experts will discuss about the changing relation between science, politics and society at a conference in New York: Science in Society – Climate Change and Cloning for the Average Joe? New Challenges in Reporting on Science.
Worth reading, from CJR Daily: A Reporting Error Frozen in Time?
The University of Otago announced New Zeland’s First Chair in Science Communication:
A $1.5m donation from the Stuart Residence Halls Council to the University of Otago will be used to establish New Zealand’s first chair in Science Communication. The professor, to be appointed after a world-wide search, will lead an associated Centre for Science Communication.
From Nonoscience: Science Communication and the Role of Science Blogs.
The Association of British Science Writers has now an unofficial blog.
From the August issue of New Media and Society: Web-science communication in the age of globalization.