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Headquarters is an online science, research and technology news aggregator offering briefs from press releases and reports from news agencies (a form of journalism sometimes pejoratively called churnalism).[1][2][3] The website also produces its own science journalism.[4][verification needed][5] is one of the most updated science websites, with an average of 98 posts per day.[6] It is part of the Science X network of websites, headquartered on the Isle of Man, United Kingdom. In April 2011, launched the Medical Xpress site dedicated to content on medicine and health.[7]

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  1. ^ Shipman, W. Matthew (2015). Handbook for Science Public Information Officers. University of Chicago Press. ISBN 9780226179469.
  2. ^ Timmer, John (23 September 2009). "PR or science journalism? It's getting harder to tell". Ars Technica.
  3. ^ Yong, Ed (11 January 2010). "Adapting to the new ecosystem of science journalism". National Geographic Phenomena.
  4. ^ Susan Chenelle, Audrey Fisch (2016). Connecting Across Disciplines: Collaborating with Informational Text. Rowman & Littlefield. p. 27. ISBN 978-1475820294.
  5. ^ Sievert, Scott; Patel, Purav. "Interactive Science Communication".
  6. ^ Ranger, Mathieu; Bultitude, Karen (October 30, 2014). "'The kind of mildly curious sort of science interested person like me': Science bloggers' practices relating to audience recruitment". Public Understanding of Science. 25 (3): 361–378. doi:10.1177/0963662514555054. PMC 4819792. PMID 25361791.
  7. ^ " Spins Off Medical News Channel To Create Medical Xpress". PRWeb. Retrieved 2022-06-08.

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