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Posted Tue Aug 4 2009: from The Nation:
Unpopular Science
...It's no secret the newspaper industry is hemorrhaging staff writers and slashing coverage as its business model collapses in the face of declining readership and advertising revenues. But less recognized is how this trend is killing off a breed of journalistic specialists that we need now more than ever--science writers ... uniquely trained for the most difficult stories, those with a complex technical component that are nevertheless critical to politics and society...even in places where you'd expect it to hold out the longest, science journalism is declining.
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Just so we don't start getting rid of tabloid reporters, too!
How else we gonna keep track of what's happening w/ Jennifer Love Hewitt?

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