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An Orgy of Self-Referential Blogging...

...may follow from a new PLoS ONE paper on bloggers whose posts are aggregated at ResearchBlogging.org (Shema et al., 2012):The average RB blogger in our sample is male, either a graduate student or has been awarded a PhD and blogs under his own name.The Neurocritic has never been one for meta-blogging. 1 I don't like to draw attention to my existence as an actual person, and I don't have time to discuss things like the pros/cons of blogging, scientific outreach, gender imbalances, scientist bloggers vs.
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Calling for more Unionist writers and/or bloggers?

News : Slugger O'Toole (14 hours ago)

The last few weeks and months have seen a great inflow of new talent. I’m particularly pleased that we have made a start on flipping the dominance of the male voice in Slugger’s blogging team.  Earlier in the year in her lecture for... Read Post

Blog Pick Of The Month at PLoS ONE

Academics / General Science : A Blog Around the Clock (6 years ago)

If you write blog posts about PLoS ONE papers, you are eligible for a prize every month! I explain in some detail here, but this is the main point: ...every month, I will read all the blog coverage aggregated on ResearchBlogging.org... Read Post

And now, announcing the PLoS ONE Blog Pick of the Month Award

Academics / Biology : Greg Laden's Blog (4 years ago)

The Blog Pick of the Month is a monthly award given for the best (well, they don't actually say best, but I'll assume) blog post covering a story from PLoS ONE and aggregated in ResearchBlogging.org. (There are several such posts ea... Read Post


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