As my intention this summer is to examine how scientific research is presented in media, I decided to start by researching science journalism. I purchased several books to better understand the relationship between scientists and journalists. I read three books: Taking Science to the People, A Scientist’s Guide to Talking with the Media, and A Field Guide for Science Writers. It was interesting to read the advice these books contain, but it was especially fascinating to detect how the attitudes of scientists and journalists weren’t always in sync.
Hello! Since you’ve stumbled upon this blog entry, or perhaps arrived here intentionally, I hope you’ll take the time to read about some of my research! Whether you’re a public health enthusiast, sociology major or are just reading out of curiosity, this blog will provide insight into health promotion strategies, community capacity building, and how they can be united through research.