One of the best ways to find out what's of interest to science reporters and the public is to keep abreast of science news stories. With the vast amount of information out there, how do you choose where to start?
Here are a few suggested ways to get your science news. Add to it and create your own "must read" list as you identify additional sources that you're interested in.
- AAAS News: From the AAAS Office of Communications
- EurekAlert!: Science news service operated by AAAS
- Science Shots: News in brief, stunning images and video from Science magazine
- Science Blogs: There are a number of specialized blogs that are pertinent to niche topics. Some are written by unaffiliated individuals, others are maintained by the public face of a large organization. They can be useful sources for keeping current with conversations related to a given research area. Do a quick internet search for blogs on your topic and see if you find any that resonate with you.
- Mobile Apps: Once you have identified your trusted news sources, check and see if they have a mobile app — Science magazine does! Apps allow access to the latest information anytime you have access to your mobile device.