Here’s an idea whose time might have come. Science reporters have been declining generally, particularly as people like the Aspers laid off Southam science beat reporters to centralize everthing in Winnipeg. Reporters without a science background, which is most of them, have to fight their way through incomprehensible scientific data (e.g. Kyoto, Copenhagen) without any support. Here’s a link to their site, and an announcement about their new CEO.
“The Centre will be able to help harassed reporters come up with respected experts and reliable information faster, this making their jobs a little easier,” she said.
Marketwire, Dec. 8 2009