2003 OSM - Media Coverage

The SEARCH Open Science Meeting was open to print, TV, radio, electronic and Internet general interest media as well as all scientific media. The significant level of media participation resulted in a number of print, radio, television, and internet stories, serving to educate a wider public on the scientific issues raised and discussed at the OSM.

See the list below of media coverage of the SEARCH Open Science Meeting.

Print Coverage

Signs of radical change in Arctic ecosystem

By J. Patrick Coolican
Seattle Times
29 October 2003
Available on-line at: http://seattletimes.com/html/localnews/2001777464_arctic29m.html

Chilling conclusion: Arctic is indeed warmer

By Jack Williams
USA Today
29 October 2003
Available on-line at: http://usatoday30.usatoday.com/weather/resources/coldscience/2003-10-29-arctic-searc_x.htm (Online version titled “Scientists, others trying to make sense of Arctic changes”)

Melting ice at the world’s rooftop stirs concern

By Peter N. Spotts
Christian Science Monitor
30 October 2003
Available on-line at: http://www.csmonitor.com/2003/1030/p02s01-usgn.html?usaNav

SEARCHing for Arctic answers

Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment
By Virginia Gewin
December 2003, “Dispatches” section
Available on-line at: http://www.frontiersinecology.org/current_issue/Dispatches_Dec2003.pdf

Radio Coverage

National Public Radio

Science Friday
Host: Ira Flatow
31 October 2003

Alaska Public Radio Network

Alaska News Nightly
Reporter and Host: Steve Heimel

24 November 2003 Segment - 3.3 MB
31 December 2003 Segment - 2.4 MB

Television Coverage

KING-TV CH 5 (NBC) Seattle/Tacoma

28 October 2003: 12:00 p.m., 5:00 p.m., and 6:30 p.m. broadcasts
29 October 2003: 5:00 a.m. broadcast

Northwest Cable News

Seattle/Tacoma
28 October 2003
6:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. broadcasts

Internet Coverage

Polar winds speeding up

Whitley Strieber’s Unknown Country/Daily News of the Edge
30 October 2003
Available at: http://www.unknowncountry.com/news/headline