Is science journalism special? Discuss. Evan Davis, Connie St Louis, William Cullerne Brown and Jay Rosen got stuck into just that question in the final plenary session of the conference. Should the reporting of science, health, technology or the environment set itself apart from the rest of journalism and be allowed to bend or break the standard rules? Find out more.
Mico Tatalovic covered this session on the live blog.
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Refreshing panel discussion, managed not to dwell exclusively on the usual gripes about scijourn, new ideas aired #UKCSJ— Claire Ainsworth (@ClaireAinsworth) June 25, 2012
Evan Davis champions explanatory journalism after fellow panellist calls investigative stuff "real journalism". Hell. Yeah. #UKCSJ— Ed Yong(@edyong209) June 25, 2012
#ukcsj Mesmerising final session. Forgot to Tweet so must be good.— Sue Nelson (@ScienceNelson) June 25, 2012