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Evolution: Education and Outreach

, Volume 3, Issue 2, pp 236-240

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Evolution and the Media

  • Carl ZimmerAffiliated withEnvironmental Studies Program, Yale University Email author 

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Abstract

Journalists have been writing about evolution since Darwin first published the Origin of Species. Today, news about evolution comes in a dizzying diversity of venues. In this paper, I survey this diversity, observing its strengths and weaknesses for helping students learn about evolution.

Keywords

Evolution Media Internet Education Paleontology Journalism Blogs