I record almost all of my interviews. I’m sure old-timer journos will be all … … at this breach of journalistic hard-assness, but I would recommend it for a number of reasons. Firstly, it means I get my facts and my quotes correct. There are few things worse than having a story run, then getting … Continue reading To record or not to record
I wrote my first astronomy story recently. It was one of those stories where the journal/research organisation press release sounds amazing and you think, ‘wow, this story is going to write itself’. Then you look at the actual paper and you can’t even understand what the title means. Reading the abstract makes your brain leak … Continue reading Do you need a science background to write about science?