What to expect when you’re going to be interviewed

This project started out with an email from a journalist. She was frustrated with the number of times she had dealt with scientists who, “demand to see drafts and place conditions on interviews retroactively.”  She wanted to know if there was a blog or a how-to list...

Painting alien skies: changing the perspective, provoking questions

An interview with Helena Kauppila The limits of the canvas don’t constrict artist Helena Kauppila, PhD, but inspire her to explore the expansive sky or the depths of the ocean from a new perspective: she physically changes the point of view for us so that we’re not...

Who took our survey

Who took our survey   Of the 218 journalists who took our survey, 150 have a science background (BS, MS, PhD, MD, etc). 58 percent of respondents have either undergraduate or graduate journalism degrees, or both. It was an almost even split between freelancers...

After the Interview

After the Interview   Open channels: 92% of journalists responded that they are always open to scientists calling them if they have more information ; and 94% of journalists said that always or most of the time scientists can contact them if they feel that they...
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