Scienceblogs: an inspirationally cautionary tale for EU social media? (updated)

When I came to Brussels in 1991 it was as a science writer. It remained my profession for many years, so when was launched in 2006 I checked it out ... but never really had the time to follow it. Now via another (ex?)science writer, I hear news of scienceblog's sudden implosion following a tragic loss of ethical compass.

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