Introduction to news media for scientists and engineers
The Science Media Centre is offering an 'Introduction to News Media' session to scientists and engineers at two venues in Yorkshire this spring.
Sessions are taking place on:
Friday 26 April 2013 - at the University of Sheffield
Thursday 2 May 2013 - at the Food and Environment Research Agency, York
The sessions last half a day and offer a beginners guide to the media, giving an insight into the way the news media works and highlighting how and why scientists and journalists should engage with each other. You will get a tour of some of the key issues, including:
how and why scientists and journalists should engage with each other
top tips for dealing with the media
how journalists find stories
the role of the press office
the role of the news editor
For more information please go to the Science Media Centre website or email their Events Officer.