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Sometime this week, but quite likely tomorrow, advertisements will begin appearing on The Wire Science. The Wire's, and by extension The Wire Science's, principal source of funds is donations from our readers. We also run ads as a way to supplement this revenue; they're especially handy to make up small shortfalls in monthly donations. Even … Continue reading Ads on The Wire Science

Eight years

On June 1 last year, I wrote: Today, I complete seven years of trying to piece together a picture of what journalism is and where I fit in. Today, I begin my ninth year as a journalist. I'm happy to report I'm not so confused this time round, if only because in the intervening time, … Continue reading Eight years

Diversifying into other beats

I delivered my annual talk AMA at the NCBS science writing workshop yesterday. While the questions the students asked were mostly the same as last year (and the year before that), I also took the opportunity to request them to consider diversifying into other subjects. Most, if not all, journalists entering India’s science journalism space every … Continue reading Diversifying into other beats