Quickies: Science reporting ethics, Zoe Quinn attends Congressional briefing, and Karlie Kloss’ coding scholarship
- How should journalists cover quacks like Dr Oz or the Food Babe? – “How do you communicate to a popular and deeply flawed messenger of health concerns, such as a Dr. Oz or a Vani Hari, who has a large, built-in audience and who seems immune to facts?” From Criticaldragon1177.
- Zoe Quinn attends Congressional briefing to testify about the ceaseless online harassment she’s received – “When thousands of faceless strangers have set their sights on you, every aspect of your life is bombarded and prodded until who you are is gone, and your life becomes almost unrecognizable.” From Amy.
- GE planning television series covering science and tech – “With the series, called “Breakthrough,” G.E. aims to create high-quality branded content that will highlight scientific innovation, some of it involving scientists who work for or with the company.” From Amy.
- Karlie Kloss starts #KodeWithKarlie scholarship foundation to teach high school girls how to code – ““I think its crucial that young women learn to code as early as possible,” says Kloss, “to ensure that we have a voice and a stake in what the world looks like.””