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Instant Reaction: Telling Science Stories in Print and on the Web

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Thursday afternoon found prominent science writers on stage discussing the increasing relevancy and influence of the blogosphere on the scientific process. It is becoming increasingly apparent that the science community will have to shift in the face of rapidly responding, ever vigilant, science journalists.

Quotables:

"Part of a working scientist's responsibility is interfacing with the public." –Seth Mnookin

"It's the best of times, and it's the best of times." –Emily Bell, on the current state of science journalism.

"The proprietary nature of science is going to disappear." –Andrew Revkin

Telling Science Stories in Print and on the Web took place on Thursday, June 2, 2011. Check out other Instant Reactions or view the full Festival schedule to learn more about the many other 2011 Festival programs.

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