As I mentioned in an earlier letter, change is afoot at Science News. Now I have some exciting news for readers: On October 2, we will launch a new and expanded Science News website. And starting with the October 19 issue, all print subscribers will have access to a new iPad version of Science News, at no additional charge. You’ll also notice a smart new look for the magazine, starting with the next issue, that helps align our online, tablet and print editions.
Dubbed “Science News any way you want it,” this expansion of the ways people can access the magazine will ensure that Science News keeps reaching readers whether they prefer paper and ink or a retina-display screen. That’s vital to our future, especially given the uncertainties faced by most magazines and newspapers today.
But unlike many other journalistic concerns, we have the benefit of