Tweets of the Week: Discovering Teixobactin

The dis­covery of Teixobactin set the sci­ence com­mu­nity, main­stream media, and Twitter abuzz on Wednesday when Uni­ver­sity Dis­tin­guished Pro­fessor Kim Lewis’ work was pub­lished in Nature. Here a sam­pling of the con­ver­sa­tion that erupted on social media.

3Qs: Citizen journalism in Ferguson

Sarah Jackson, assis­tant pro­fessor of com­mu­ni­ca­tion studies, weighs in on how the main­stream media and cit­izen jour­nal­ists have cov­ered the events in Fer­guson, Mis­souri, where the shooting death of an unarmed teenager has sparked protests and tensions.