Media guides for scientists and engineers
- BBSRC Guide to the media
- The Wellcome Trust Guide to working with the media
- Sense about Science's media guide
- The Science Media Centre have a set of Media guides and tip sheets for scientists
- ESRC have a Working with the media guide
- NERC's Engaging the public guide
- The Guardian science writing tips series (part of the Wellcome Trust science writing prize 2013)
What are journalists looking for from researchers?
- Learn to press for success , Matt Rooney, Times Higher Education, August 2008. (Article by one of our very own Media Fellows)
- A guide for scientists on giving comments to journalists, Ed Young blog, May 2013
- Nine ways scientists can help improve science journalism, Guardian blog, March 2012
- Nine ways scientists demonstrate they don't understand journalism, Guardian blog, January 2012
- Why trust a reporter? What science writers are looking for and why it behooves you to answer their calls, The Scientist, Sep 2010
Advice for future science journalists
- BBC Academy College of Journalism provides practical advice in key areas such as how to write, report, interview, present, research stories, and get the most from social media.
- Science Writers’ Awards is a blog for fledgling science writers who want to find out a little more about what they’re getting themselves into.
- New Scientist's guide for freelancers
- 'On the Origin of Science Writers' - Discover Magazine Learn how some of the best known science journalists got their big break
- A manifesto for the simple scribe - my 25 commandments for journalists (Tim Radford, Guardian.co.uk, Jan 2011)
- University of Kent's guide to becoming a science writer
- Science AAAS guide to science writing
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