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  • Date: 12/21/2011
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    Among the most interesting aspects of the changes in the media ecosystem a leading role is played by the impact of digital and networking technologies on the ways news reports are built. In this Jcom commentary, the issues of the relationship between digital storytelling and professional news production will focus on science journalism. The ... »
  • Date: 12/21/2011
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    At first glance it all seems so easy – scientists create new knowledge, and through their work they show which statements about the world are true and which are false. Science journalists pass these new discoveries on so that as many people as possible can learn about them and understand them. Prior to publication, it is the job of "fact checkers ... »
  • Date: 12/21/2011
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    Based on the stories collected in the essay La Scimmia che Vinse il Pulitzer. Personaggi, avventure e (buone) notizie dal futuro dell’informazione [The Monkey Who Won the Pulitzer. Characters, Adventures and (Good) News from the Future of Information, translator’s note] here we provide an outline of the main trends in the current digital ... »
  • Date: 12/21/2011
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    The globalised digital media ecosystem can be characterised as both dynamic and disruptive. Developments in digital technologies relate closely to emerging social practices. In turn these are influencing, and are influenced by, the political economy of professional media and user-generated content, and the introduction of political and ... »
  • Date: 12/06/2011
    Resource Category: Reference Materials
    This study conducted on NASA's Summer of Innovation programs identifies best practices for summer and afterschool programming. ... »
  • Date: 12/06/2011
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    Sustainability science, as described by the PNAS website, is “…an emerging field of research dealing with the interactions between natural and social systems, and with how those interactions affect the challenge of sustainability: meeting the needs of present and future generations while substantially reducing poverty and conserving the planet's ... »
  • Date: 12/02/2011
    Resource Category: Conference Proceedings
    This poster about attitudes toward science communication was presented at the American Geophysical Union conference in San Francisco. (Abstract #ED51C-0768) ... »
  • Date: 12/01/2011
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    Twin Cities Public Television in collaboration with a committee of STEM media professionals will organize a one-day conference devoted to network building and planning for an inaugural, multi-day STEM Media Producers Conference in 2013 or 2014. Professional organizations and conferences are well-known and effective means of building community and ... »
  • Date: 12/01/2011
    Resource Category: Reference Materials
    This report details the results of the initial CoSTEM inventory of Federal STEM education investments. The report includes detailed information on STEM education investments in order to identify duplication, overlap, and fragmentation in the Federal STEM education portfolio, illustrate distinct characteristics of investments, identify areas of ... »
  • Date: 12/01/2011
    Resource Category: Summative
    The National Science Foundation provided funding through NSF-ISE# 0946691 to support the Digital Immersive Screen Colloquium for Unified Standards and Specifications (DISCUSS), a seed initiative to nurture a shared Digital Immersive Giant Screen Specifications (DIGSS) for STEM learning film production at a scale and quality that is sustainable in ... »

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