Preserving Science News in an Online World

36:13 minutes

How can journalists and bloggers avoid some of the pitfalls of communicating science in an online world? Should a website’s comments section be moderated, or removed altogether? How has social media changed the blogosphere? A panel of experts joins Ira Flatow to discuss.

Segment Guests

John Hawks

John Hawks is a paleoanthropologist at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Bora Zivkovic

Bora Zivkovic is blog editor at Scientific American; founder of A Blog Around The Clock; and organizer at ScienceOnline in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

Dominique Brossard

Dominique Brossard is a professor in the Department of Life Sciences Communication at the University of Wisconsin, Madison in Madison, Wisconsin.

Meet the Producer

About Denise Chow

Denise Chow is a sci-tech editor at Live Science and a former associate producer for Science Friday.