Science Journalism and the Art of Expressing Uncertainty Andrew Gelman Why it still pays for reporters to call up experts: Journalists at work in a newsroom, 2012. (Jean-Philippe KsiazekAFP/Getty Images) It is all too easy for unsupported claims to get published in scientific publications. How can journalists address this? Print & PDF Version Share This About The Author:Andrew Gelman is Professor of Statistics and Political Science and Director of the Applied Statistics Center at Columbia University. You can follow him on his blog as well as on The Monkey Cage.