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@jfischman — 1,405 followers, 2,818 tweets

Nov 14, 2017

Thank you @cwillyard for excellent and fair-minded story on how science journals make scientists at public mtgs afraid to talk to reporters. https://t.co/yBu4cQhyrw

Nov 14, 2017

@LJBeil @Open_Notebook We could hand out cards and refuse to discuss them. Talking could jeopardize our chances of getting onto a 8.5x11 sheet of paper.

Nov 14, 2017

Big journals let scientists talk publicly--but not to reporters trying to verify facts from that talk: "Presentation ... at scientific meetings is encouraged, but authors must ... decline to discuss it with members of the media." https://t.co/jgN8OfOBtJ https://t.co/2635SAKx4M

Nov 13, 2017

RT @HereshF: The biggest known landslide on earth is just 250 km away from the epicenter of the Mw7.2 Nov 12th…

Nov 13, 2017

400+ dead in Iran-Iraq after quake. Why Iran has so many large earthquakes, explained here:  http://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-41972338 

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