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Nucleus #7: Science in the Age of Trump

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Ola! I don’t need to tell you that the last couple weeks have been tumultuous, due to erratic policy
 

Nucleus Mag

February 6 · Issue #7 · View online
Science and Culture Stories Curated by Journalist Dinsa Sachan

Ola!
I don’t need to tell you that the last couple weeks have been tumultuous, due to erratic policy changes by American President Donald Trump. Right now, my Twitter stream is rife with concern from the scientific community both within and outside America. This affects everyone from researchers to journalists.
This week’s Nucleus Mag focuses on the scientific community’s response to the Trump administration’s actions.


As the EPA becomes more guarded, environment journalism will suffer.
SCIENCE
Why Science Journalism Matters
It's Not Just The Park Service: 'Rogue' Federal Twitter Accounts Multiply
Trump’s Immigration Ban Is Already Harming U.S. Science
A Scientists’ March on Washington Is a Bad Idea
Doomsday Clock closer to midnight in wake of Trump presidency
What the US Can Learn From Canada's Battle With an Anti-Science Government
What we actually lose when the USDA and EPA can’t talk to the public
HAVE YOU HEARD?
Have you heard about Ozy? They’re the new kid on the digital journalism block. Based in Mountain View, California, Ozy appears to be the younger sibling of VICE. They cover a host of topics, including politics, science and culture. I loved this piece on India’s psychiatry model by their Asia editor. India’s psychiatrists are adopting a more holistic approach while treating people with mental illnesses. Could their Western counterparts could learn a thing or two from them?
FROM MY DESK
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Until next time,
Dinsa Sachan
Freelance Science and Culture Journalist
http://dinsasachan.com/more
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