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Science Journalism - Henrietta Lacks reporting - NABJ 2013 - David Kroll

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From my participation in the Science Journalism 101 panel at the annual meeting of the National Association of Black Journalists, Orlando, FL, 29 July 2013. Moderators: Danielle Lee and Jamila Bey. …

From my participation in the Science Journalism 101 panel at the annual meeting of the National Association of Black Journalists, Orlando, FL, 29 July 2013. Moderators: Danielle Lee and Jamila Bey. Panelists: Robin Lloyd (Scientific American), Ivan Oransky (MedPage Today), David Kroll (NC Museum of Natural Sciences/NC State University)


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  • 1. Science Journalism 101 NABJ 2013 David J Kroll, PhD Director of Strategic Positioning North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences Adjunct Associate Professor of English North Carolina State University djkroll@ncsu.edu @davidkroll @naturalsciences
  • 2. forbes.com/sites/davidkroll cenblog.org/terra-sigillata
  • 3. Typically unorthodox career path http://naturalsciences.org/nature-research-center/david-kroll
  • 4. http://scientopia.org/blogs/nccurise
  • 5. Served as scientific manuscript reviewer
  • 6. But what if I’m not a scientist? You should still cover science and technology in your publications and outlets Essential service to Black community and more broadly
  • 7. http://naturalsciences.org @naturalsciences
  • 8. Museum photographs courtesy of Nik Swain, NCMNS More at: http://www.flickr.com/photos/naturalsciences/
  • 9. “The prominence of the Southern Hemisphere has prompted calls to the museum questioning the accuracy of the globe’s scale. However, it’s not the scale that is incorrect, but our conditioning. Maps and globes shape our perspectives of the planet, and in turn our sense of place on it.” -- Lisa Sorg, Indy Week, 11 April 2012 http://www.indyweek.com/indyweek/the-daily-planets-geography- lesson-at-the-nc-museum-of-natural-sciences/Content?oid=3004747
  • 10. Ebony – June 1976 • Henrietta Lacks story with family • Followed Michael Rogers, Rolling Stone • Remainder of issue full of science and health stories
  • 11. Ebony, June 1976 - Featured work of legendary plant medicinal chemist, Dr. Norman Farnsworth, University of Illinois at Chicago
  • 12. Jet – April 1976
  • 13. Rolling Stone – late March 1976
  • 14. Critical thinking - science journalism or not 11.13.11 – Neil deGrasse Tyson Reddit AMA
  • 15. facebook.com/naturalsciences
  • 16. @naturalsciences twitter.com/naturalsciences
  • 17. The magazine screenshots featured in this presentation came from links provided by the University of Maryland Libraries resource on The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks: http://lib.guides.umd.edu/HeLa Images shown under “fair use” provisions.