Today marks the re-launch of a wonderful new science communication website in Australia – and the end of my 365 day writing endeavour!
Someone decided to test how bad science reporting really can get. Chocolate, weight loss, fake science… this story has all of them and more.
Crappy science reporting on perytons would have you think that astronomers are doofuses and can’t tell a microwave from an alien.
When you want to add a science angle to a headline-grabbing event or trend, do “the science of x” story. But is that a way to win over the audience?