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UW-Madison journalism school director Hemant Shah elected to Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism board
Hemant Shah, director of the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Journalism and Mass Communication, has been elected to the board of directors of the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism. “We are delighted … More
The Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism’s Ron Seely has been selected as winner of the Sierra Club’s 2014 national reporting award. Seely, a reporter, editor and student mentor for the Center, will receive the … More
Democratic attorney general candidates to debate at UW Law School The School of Journalism & Mass Communication’s Professor Michael Wagner will co-moderate a debate among the Democratic candidates for attorney general, along … More
The School of Journalism & Mass Communication’s own Assistant Professor Shawnika Hull is being honored as one of eight (8) Outstanding Women of Color in Education for 2014-15 chosen in the UW … More
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Medialized science? Neuroscientists’ reflections on their role as journalistic sources.
Allgaier, J., Dunwoody, S., Brossard, D., Lo, Y-Y & Peters, H.P. 2013. “Medialized science? Neuroscientists’ reflections on their role as journalistic sources.” Journalism Practice. DOI:10.1080/17512786.2013.802477