From space mining to cheese, the 2017 AAAS Mass Media Fellows share their journeys, and their stories, on Twitter.
The 2017 Mass Media Fellows were placed at a variety of outlets all over the country.
Follow @mirakatherine's summer #scicomm adventures at the @LATimes! sponsored by @HSFdn https://t.co/stcIob7D1m pic.twitter.com/sxOqargKTU
— MassMedia Fellowship (@AAASMassMedia) August 17, 2017
Check out @ASKusmer 's summer #scicomm successes! sponsored by @HSFdn https://t.co/jOeemekph0 pic.twitter.com/6F3qpKvvLF
— MassMedia Fellowship (@AAASMassMedia) August 11, 2017
Catch up on all of @jiffy8706's summer MMfellowship writing at @newsobserver Thanks to @BWFUND ! https://t.co/L6W4zQYKHF pic.twitter.com/AXENePIgxH
— MassMedia Fellowship (@AAASMassMedia) August 9, 2017
Catch up on 2017 MMF @JonathanWosen summer #scicomm @statnews Sponsored by @APSPhysiology https://t.co/TrwCmm3cMy pic.twitter.com/gTVPalOuxK
— MassMedia Fellowship (@AAASMassMedia) August 8, 2017
Check out 2017 MMF @CarolynMWilke's summer #scicomm writing @sacbee_news thanks to @HSFdn https://t.co/cXf635uhi5 pic.twitter.com/t3Tkrt54uR
— MassMedia Fellowship (@AAASMassMedia) August 7, 2017
At the start of the summer, the 2017 Mass Media Fellows hit the ground running.
Big day for me. Just published my first article for @Slate https://t.co/2CAUlc4XTT can't thank @AmstatNews and @AAASMassMedia enough
— Nick Thieme (@FurrierTranform) June 17, 2017
What's for dinner? My first clip for @newsobserver. Thanks to @AAASMassMedia and @BWFUND for your support! https://t.co/qPv2RIcbRe
— Jeremy Frieling (@jiffy8706) June 19, 2017
Throughout the summer, the 2017 Mass Media Fellows covered a range of interesting, pressing, and innovative scientific news.
Space mining: coming soon to an asteroid near you – but int'l law isn't quite ready. https://t.co/pQtqPYfiwB @AAASMassMedia @TheSIAMNews
— Jesse (@jdunietz) August 29, 2017
DNA testing for sugar pines in Tahoe forests My last piece for @AAASMassMedia at @sacbee_news @HSFdn https://t.co/FnSNg1wVcl
— Carolyn Wilke (@CarolynMWilke) August 22, 2017
I wrote about bacteria evolving, in cheese! @AAASMassMedia @HSFdn https://t.co/iUqU8uauJg
— Menaka Wilhelm (@menakawilhelm) July 28, 2017
I wrote about the IUD edging into a previously one-company drug category @AAASMassMedia @HSFdn https://t.co/6HoGisngCW
— Menaka Wilhelm (@menakawilhelm) August 25, 2017
My latest article explores how #airpollution affects our #health https://t.co/dSxr21YJYg @AAASMassMedia @BWFUND
— Dra. Dina García (@EpiDG) August 23, 2017
Tweaking TB's genes could pave way to a better vaccine. My latest (and final!) story for @statnews @AAASMassMedia @APSPhysiology pic.twitter.com/1MGyxTu3fL
— Jonathan Wosen (@JonathanWosen) August 18, 2017
The 2017 Mass Media Fellows also kept their sense of humor and had a good time.
To most, farming is a distant field (pun intended).
Here's what you, the eater, need to know:https://t.co/yaT2MtQWrE @AAASMassMedia @ASPB
— Jenna E Gallegos (@FoodBeerScience) July 24, 2017
As an @AAASMassMedia fellow, @medialab's @bcdatta studies how to communicate technical information to the public: https://t.co/vNXOtBRTfc pic.twitter.com/tibOIUtKvo
— MIT SA+P (@mitsap) August 30, 2017
After a summer writing about slugs, carcasses, rovers, poop & more carcasses, it's my last day as a @AAASMassMedia fellow at @SmithsonianMag pic.twitter.com/xf1tGhwMqG
— Kyle Frischkorn (@kylefrischkorn) August 25, 2017
2017 @AAASMassMedia #eclipse watching party! Check out those sweet crescents pic.twitter.com/0c8gJg9cFf
— Jordan Axelson (@J2theAether) August 21, 2017
Science journalist in the field w/ @nature_org It was a beautiful day to be in a river.Check out my mussels! @AAASMassMedia @journalsentinel pic.twitter.com/n2stZmXOVz
— Jordan Axelson (@J2theAether) August 10, 2017
At the end of the summer, the Mass Media Fellows returned to being scientists. But they carry their new skills and perspectives with them.
First group of @AAASMassMedia heads home! Hasta luego pic.twitter.com/uZonKGMdip
— Dra. Dina García (@EpiDG) August 22, 2017
THANK YOU @AAASMassMedia for an incredible summer of #scicomm https://t.co/pGU9iWT64e
— Mira Abed (@mirakatherine) September 5, 2017
Paper submitted and off to a conference tomorrow. These days grad life feels almost as busy as science writing as an @AAASMassMedia fellow
— Carolyn Wilke (@CarolynMWilke) September 9, 2017
Learn more about the 2017 AAAS Mass Media Fellows.