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Contents Foreword, Timothy Ferris Editors' Note Part One: Learning the Craft Introduction, Mary Knudson 1. Finding Story Ideas and Sources, Philip M. Yam 2. Reporting From Science Journals, Tom Siegfried 3. Understanding and Using Statistics, Lewis Cope 4. Writing Well About Science: Techniques From Teachers of Science Writing 5. Taking Your Story to the Next Level, Nancy Shute 6. Finding a Voice and a Style, David Everett Part Two: Choosing Your Market Introduction, Carey Goldberg 7. Small Newspapers, Ron Seely 8. Large Newspapers, Robert Lee Hotz 9. Popular Magazines, Janice Hopkins Tanne 10. Trade and Science Journals, Colin Norman 11. Broadcast Science Journalism, Joe Palca 12. Freelance Writing, Kathryn Brown 13. Science Books, Carl Zimmer 14. Popular Audiences on the Web, Alan Boyle 15. Science Audiences on the Web, Tabitha Powledge 16. Science Editing, Mariette DiChristina Part Three: Varying Your Writing Style Introduction, Robin Marantz Henig 17. Deadline Writing, Gareth Cook 18. Investigative Reporting, Antonio Regalado 19. Gee Whiz Science Writing, Robert Kunzig 20. Explanatory Writing, George Johnson 21. Narrative Writing, James Shreeve 22. The Science Essay, Robert Kanigel Part Four: Covering Stories in the Life Sciences Introduction, Deborah Blum 23. Medicine, Shannon Brownlee 24. Infectious Diseases, Marilyn Chase 25. Nutrition, Sally Squires 26. Mental Health, Paul Raeburn 27. The Biology of Behavior, Kevin Begos 28. Human Genetics, Antonio Regalado 29. Cloning and Stem Cell Research, Stephen S. Hall Part Five: Covering Stories in the Physical and Environmental Sciences Introduction, Deborah Blum 30. Technology and Engineering, Kenneth Chang 31. Space Science, Michael D. Lemonick 32. The Environment, Andrew C. Revkin 33. Nature, McKay Jenkins 34. Earth Sciences, Glennda Chui 35. Climate, Usha Lee McFarling 36. Risk Reporting, Cristine Russell Part Six: Communicating Science From Institutions Taking a Different Path-Journalists and Public Information Officers: Similarities and Differences, The Editors Introduction, John D. Toon 37. Universities, Earle Holland 38. Institutional Communications During Crisis, Joann Ellison Rodgers 39. Government Agencies, Colleen Henrichsen 40. Nonprofits, Frank Blanchard 41. Museums, Mary Miller 42. Corporate Public Relations, Marion Glick Epilogue, James Gleick
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