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Working with Print, Broadcast, and Online Media
This session encompassed tips, cautionary tales, and examples of effective science communication by three leading journalists. Speakers discussed the challenges of communicating science through print, broadcast, and online formats. What kinds of science news stories interest each journalist and how is journalism changing?
Moderator: Cornelia Dean, The New York Times
- Chris Joyce, National Public Radio: “Science Journalism: Alive and Kicking”
- Juliet Eilperin, The Washington Post: “Science Reporting at Newspapers in an Age of Tight Budgets, Constant Deadlines, Political Polarization, and Industry Upheaval”
- Alan Boyle, NBCNews.com: “Science Journalism on Internet Time”
Each speaker’s talk, as well as the question-and-answer session, are provided as separate videos.