The Roles of Emerging Media in Communicating Science
Thursday, January 31, 2008
Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Icahn Medical Institute Building
Presented by Science Alliance
Blogs, podcasts, and other new media outlets have changed the way people get their news, and shortened the shelf life of these stories. This immediacy of information presents new opportunities, as well as certain challenges, for science communication. Join us for a discussion of how scientists and journalists can reach a savvy audience by effectively using new media outlets, while avoiding their pitfalls.
Carl Zimmer, award-winning science writer and author;
Christie Nicholson, science journalist and contributor to Scientific American's "60-Second Psych" online programming
Eliene Augenbraun, President/CEO of ScienCentral, Inc.
Eitan Glinert, Project Coordinator of "Immune Attack", a science-based video game and graduate student at MIT,
Karen A. Frenkel, documentarian