UNIVERSITY OF THE WITWATERSRAND, JOHANNESBURG

Sediba in the Media

Newspapers



Beeld

Beeld_2010_04_09_1372578.pdf

Beeld_2010_04_09_1372585.pdf

Business Day

BusinessDay_2010_04_09_1372302.pdf

BusinessDay_2010_04_09_1372465.pdf

BusinessDay_2010_04_09_1372473.pdf

BusinessDay_2010_04_09_1372477.pdf

BusinessDay_2010_04_09_1372686.pdf

Cape Times

CapeTimes_2010_04_09_1372757.pdf

CapeTimes_2010_04_09_1372762.pdf

Daily News

DailyNews_2010_04_09_115422.pdf

dailyNews_2010_04_09_115431.pdf

DailyNews_2010_04_09_115469.pdf

DailyNews_2010_04_09_115470.pdf

DailyNews_2010_04_09_115471.pdf

Financial Mail

FinancialMail_2010_04_09_1373568.pdf

Mail & Guardian

MailGuardian_2010_04_09_1372212.pdf

MG_2010_04_09_1372220.pdf

Pretoria NewsPretoriaNews_2010_04_09_1372553.pdf

PretoriaNews_2010_04_09_1372574.pdf
PretoriaNews_2010_04_09_1372618.pdf

Sowetan

Sowetan_090410_SAscientistsunveilfossilsofnewspecies.pdf

The CitizenTheCitizen_2010_04_09_1372383.pdf
The MurcuryTheMercury_2010_04_09_115231.pdf
The StarTheStar_2010_04_09_1372545.pdf

TheStar_2010_04_09_1372604.pdf
TheStar_2010_04_09_1372619.pdf

TheStar2010_04_09_1372600.pdf
The TimesTheTimes_2010_04_09_1372182.pdf
The WitnessTheWitness_2010_04_09_115327.pdf


Online Media


CBS News - 60 Minutes http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2010/04/09/60minutes/main6379569.shtml?tag=currentVideoInfo;segmentTitle
New York Times http://www.nytimes.com/2010/04/09/science/09fossil.html
TIME http://www.time.com/time/health/article/0,8599,1978726,00.html
National Geographic http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2010/04/photogalleries/100408-australopithecus-sediba-human-species-fossil-pictures/#australopithecus-sediba-skull-oblique-view_18458_600x450.jpg
CNN http://edition.cnn.com/2010/TECH/science/04/08/hominid.discovery.skeleton/index.html



Google Earth Fossil Discovery Coverage


US

Discovery, CBS News - 60 Minutes (10m viewers)
Using satellites to find skeletons, CNN (27.7m unique monthly visitors),

New Hominid Species Discovered in South Africa, New York Times (circ. 927k)
Google Earth helps unearth new human species in South Africa, Los Angeles Times (circ. 657k)
Google Earth Helps Scientists Discover New Species of Early Man, Mashable (2.4m unique monthly visitors)
Google Earth Unearths Ancient Human Ancestor, InformationWeek (circ. 440k)

UK

Google Earth Finds Missing Link, Press Association
Could South African fossils be new hominid species? Metro (circ. 1m)
New Human like species revealed, BBC (20m unique monthly visitors)
Skeletons discovery bridges evolution gap, Financial Times (circ. 400k)
South Africa

"Google Earth helps in groundbreaking discovery of human ancestors bones". Saturday Star print (circ. 168k), excellent half page piece with photos, as well as a paragraph in the Friday edition (circ. 168k)
Earth s role also mentioned in extensive pieces in the Mail and Guardian weekly (circ. 40k), Mail and Guardian Online (circ. 350k) and Business Day print (circ. 42k)

Google Earth helps discover new species IOL (circ. 1m)

Google Earth aids in SA fossil discovery BizCommunity (circ.305k )
Google Finds Missing Link ITWeb (circ. 80k)
Google Earth helps discover rare hominid ancestor My Broadband (circ. 700k)

Spain

New hominid gives hints about human origins, El Pa?(circ. 2.8m)
Half chimpanzee, half human, El Mundo (circ. 1.3m)
The rosetta stone of human evolution P?co, (circ. 222k)
A new Australopithecus sediba , found thanks to Google Earth - RTVE
New fossils discovered thanks to Google Earth- El Pa?com
New hominid species that lived two million years ago found in South Africa ? Cadena Ser
Further Spanish coverage here
France

When Google Earth allows scientific discoveries Les Echos, (business daily site) (circ. 6.1m)
A 1.9 million years old fossil discovered thanks to Google Earth Metrofrance.com, (website of free daily newspaper) (circ. 1m)
Discovery of a new hominid kind with the help of Google Earth and a child of 9 years old Maxisciences.com, (influential scientific blog, circ. 300k)
Japan

New fossil discovery in South Africa shows transition between apes and hominid - Early human ancestor from 2 million years ago. Yomiuri Newspaper (national newspaper, circ: 10m)
Google Earth found the new hominid species in South Africa Mycom Journal (leading online news site)
New hominid fossil found in a cave in South Africa thanks to Google Earth s contribution - human ancestor from 1.95 years ago? Yahoo! JAPAN News
Also picked up in 5 additional online portals and by influential tech reporter, Nobi Hayashi, followed by more than 211,000 people.