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Call off the Hunt – Fiona Fox on Tim Hunt

John Kerr posted in on June 15th, 2015.

Fiona Fox, Director of the UK Science Media Centre, writes on her blog about the recent scandal around Nobel laureate Prof Tim Hunt’s sexist public comments at a conference. Below is an excerpt, with the full blog available here. Call off the hunt Am I the only one who feels sorry for Tim Hunt? Judging […]

Fiona Fox: Media meltdown over nuclear threat

Dacia Herbulock posted in on March 24th, 2011.

The UK Science Media Centre’s Director Fiona Fox has published a lengthy blog post summing up the international media’s response to the crisis in Japan. In the post, she lays out arguments against the suspicion some journalists and editors voiced — namely, that scientists with ties to the nuclear industry have a vested interest in […]

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