This week we’re talking to Louisiana State University PhD student Paige Brown Jarreau about her work trying to understand what makes science bloggers tick, or at least why they do what they do. We also discuss the role and future of crowd-funding scientific research.

Show Notes:

Help support Paige’s crowd-funding campaign – https://experiment.com/projects/something-is-wrong-on-the-internet-what-does-the-science-blogger-do?s=search

Paige has placed all of her slides from the Strategic Social Media course we discussed online  – http://www.slideshare.net/search/slideshow?searchfrom=header&q=%23Manship4002

Here’s the study Morgan mentioned regarding social media & academic citations (PDF) – http://www.scit.wlv.ac.uk/~cm1993/papers/blogCitations.pdf

Follow Paige online:
Blog – http://www.scilogs.com/from_the_lab_bench/
Twitter – @FromTheLabBench – https://twitter.com/FromTheLabBench
Photography – http://paigesphotos.photoshelter.com/

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