Beyond the Blame Game: Harvey’s Climate Coverage Shows Us How to Responsibly Respond to a Disaster
Climate scientists, science communicators and journalists have been doing a
great job responding to Hurricane Harvey. This is the result
Seven Guidelines for Making a Newsworthy Science Press Release
Every once in a while, someone in media or communications will declare the press
release is dead. But the truth
The March for Science is an Amazing Opportunity, Let’s Embrace It
The March for Science [https://twitter.com/ScienceMarchDC] went viral last week
and the scientific community is trying to figure
More and More Scientists are Ready for Political Action
This is such an exciting time for science communication. In my ten years working
in this field, I’ve never
D’oh! How Science Communicators Can Responsibly Deal with Mistakes
I’ve written before about what to do when a journalist gets something wrong
. But what
Why XKCD’s Earth Temperature Timeline is Such a Good Online Graphic
Randall Munroe of XKCD has produced another creative visual representation
[http://xkcd.com/] of climate data. I made a quick
Q+A from Water Quality Webinar: Using the Right Tools to Develop Effective Messages
Last month, I did a webinar with the National Water Quality Monitoring Council
on how to develop effective messages in
There is No General Public: Starting with Audience for Stronger Science Communication Plans
When people say they want to reach the “general public,” I have to admit that I
tend to grimace just
Responding to Science News Coverage: From Corrections to Celebration
This is part of a series on helping scientists effectively work with
journalists. The first installment covers what scientists and
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