✍️Science Writing News Roundup #52 (July 13, 2021)
5 common research designs: A quick primer for journalists.
🔊 Resources and tips
5 common research designs: A quick primer for journalists. If you're not sure how a cross-sectional analysis differs from a randomized, controlled clinical trial, keep reading.
Working on a pitch for an editor? A good pitch is not a scattershot, but a clearly stated central idea or question that is fresh, relevant, and a fit for the publication.
The 36 best books and podcasts on health and science to check out this summer. Read on for recommendations from the likes of Anthony Fauci, Rochelle Walensky, and Chelsea Clinton.
How can journalists be more likely to secure a “yes” when approaching a female source for an interview? And how can sources improve their interactions with journalists and get the most out of their experiences with the media?
Tips for editors who work with freelancers. Are you an editor who struggles when working with freelancers? Andy Hirschfeld has a few tips to help.
Exploring the drug development process. Laura Elizabeth Lansdowne, Senior Science Writer at Technology Networks, explains the stages of developing a drug.
Science writer follows the trail of tick bites and a meat allergy. Bianca Nogrady spoke with AHCJ about her story on how some ticks can cause people to develop an allergy to meat, and her advice to journalists covering this subject.
Talking Shop: Heating, Fires and the Climate Connection. CCNow's Talking Shop webinar covered the science behind this summer's extreme weather and how journalists can cover stories on heat, drought and wildfires in ways that connect with their audiences.
Editing Controversial and “Controversial” Science (July 15, 2021)
Joy of Sweat Book Talk with Sarah Everts (July 15, 2021)
Media Training for Academics (July 15, 2021)
Pursuing a career in science journalism, with Carolyn Wilke (July 20, 2021)
Finding Ada Conference 2021 (July 20-22, 2021). Sessions include: How to write a popular science book, and how to start your own podcast.
Introduction to Solutions Journalism (July 21, 2021)
Making Journalism More Efficient (July 21, 2021)
Communicating the Future: Engaging the Public in Basic Science (July 27-28, 2021)
🧭 Jobs and internships
Science Content Specialist, San Francisco State University, CA
Publications Assistant, Science, AAAS, Washington, DC
Community Managers (Africa & Asia), Climate Tracker, Remote
Temporary Writer, The British Psychological Society, UK
Commissioning Editor - Science & Technology, The Conversation UK
Freelance Science Writer, The Association for Child and Adolescent Mental Health, Remote
Senior Writer, Live Science, Bath, Somerset, UK
Science Content Editor, SWI swissinfo.ch
Science Writer/ Editor (Life Sciences Marketing Content), Agilent, Remote
Science Writer, CareQuest Institute for Oral Health, Boston, MA
Science Communication Intern, Cell Press, US-based
Science Writer Consultant, CIFOR-ICRAF, Remote
NPR Diverse Sources Intern - Fall/Winter 2021, US-based
Associate Editor, Cancer Today, Philadelphia, PA
Web Producer, Climate Change, The Boston Globe, Boston, MA
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