[ASC-list] The future of science comms

Ward, Wesley WWard at csu.edu.au
Thu Nov 14 22:14:29 UTC 2013


Great for a heads-up for PR and journalists, but not for credible journalism.

I believe there is still an important role for peer-review - it is perhaps the peer review process that needed review (and that is happening too in some disciplines).

Regards
Wes Ward
CSU Media and PhD student

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Thoughts on this:  " It is a preprint server that enables research scientists to share the results of their work before peer review and publication in a journal."

http://www.news-medical.net/news/20131113/New-service-represents-the-next-ge
neration-of-life-science-communication.aspx

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