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10 years of the UK SMC – Video

John Kerr posted in on October 5th, 2012.

As part of the celebration of the their 10 year anniversary, a special film was commissioned about the UK Science Media Centre. Featuring some of the top scientists, journalists and press officers who have worked with them in the last decade, the film covers how and why the SMC was set up and the methods […]

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UK SMC celebrates 10th birthday

John Kerr posted in on October 3rd, 2012.

The UK Science Media Centre was the first of its kind when it was established in 2002. Now, 10 years later, its important role in bringing science and the media together is undisputed. To celebrate its 10th anniversary, the UK SMC has launched a swish new website featuring all non-embargoed releases and briefings. And in […]

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Bad headlines and science journalism

John Kerr posted in on February 8th, 2012.

Director of the UK Science Media Centre, Fiona Fox, discusses the interplay between universities, journalists and editors in the wake of her presentation to the Leveson inquiry. From her blog on science and the media. An excerpt (read in full here): Dodgy science headlines: PR can share the blame Two weeks ago I was called […]

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