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“The hardest-working press critic in the country”

061213_PB_WebsiteTN.jpgScience journalists: you might find of interest this Slate piece on Charles Petit, lead writer at the Knight Science Journalism Tracker blog:

Billing itself as “Peer review within science journalism,” KSJ Tracker sifts the Web for the day’s newsiest science stories, summarizes the topic, and assesses the work of one or two of the reporters before linking to the other takes on the story. When Petit gets the URL to the press releases behind the science news, he links to them, and he charts his favorite stories on the “Petit’s Picks” page. Think of KSJ Tracker as a Romenesko for science scribes.

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