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#SciWriLive: Preprints in the time of COVID-19
June 3, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm$95
In the race to learn as much as we can about COVID-19 and the novel coronavirus that causes it, preprints have become many scientists’ #1 tool for releasing new findings to their peers and the public. For science communicators and reporters, that can pose unique challenges in a time when accuracy is more important than ever.
Join a panel of science journalists, editors, and PIOs on Wednesday, June 3 at 2PM Eastern for a special #SciWriLive discussion about the promise and pitfalls of preprints in the ever-changing era of COVID-19.
Meagan Phelan, Executive Director, Science Press Package, American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), Washington, DC, USA @MeaganPhelan
Jessica Polka, Executive Director, ASAPBio, Cambridge, MA, USA, @jessicapolka
Tom Ulrich, Associate Director for Science Communications, The Broad Institute, Cambridge, MA, USA, @scribbler_tom
Wudan Yan, freelance journalist, @wudanyan
The session will be moderated by Lauren K. Wolf, Deputy Editorial Director and Executive Editor for Science, Chemical & Engineering News, Washington, DC, USA, @laurenkwolf