Episode 23

Slow-Form Journalism (with Daniel Engber)

June 5th, 2019

57 mins 2 secs

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Yoel and Mickey welcome Slate columnist Daniel Engber to the podcast. Dan talks about the state of science journalism, including what he sees as more skeptical, less credulous reporting. He also talks about the replication crisis in psychology, imposter syndrome in academics, concussion in sport, and the value of blue-ribbon panels opining on the state of science. Dan also delights with his contrarian takes on marathon running, the windchill factor, and a computer’s progress bar.

Bonus: Yoel yet again finds an excuse to drink no beer at all.

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