media relations
Getting the Word Out
Getting the Word Out
Karen Zusi | Feb 1, 2016
In a shifting media landscape with a growing public interest in science, some researchers are doing their own PR.
Making a Case for Social Media
Making a Case for Social Media
Erin Weeks | Sep 11, 2013
Twitter can help scientists build networks, develop ideas, and spread their work, report says.
Opinion: Tweeting to the Top
Opinion: Tweeting to the Top
Sara K. Yeo et al. | Jul 2, 2013
The lines between scholarly and traditional forms of popular communication are fading, and scientists need to take advantage.
Gov’t Science and the Media
Gov’t Science and the Media
Bob Grant | Mar 15, 2013
Federal research agencies, such as the NIH, EPA, and NSF, are improving communication between their scientists and journalists, but most can do better.
Opinion: Scientists’ Intuitive Failures
Matthew C. Nisbet and Dietram A. Scheufele | Jul 23, 2012
Much of what researchers believe about the public and effective communication is wrong.
Gulf Oil Spill Failings
Cristina Luiggi | Apr 24, 2012
A marine scientist ponders how academics could have handled the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill better.
Canadian Scientists “Muzzled”
Hannah Waters | Feb 21, 2012
Governmental red tape blocks scientists from discussing their research with journalists, according to an open letter.