The Science Writers Handbook

A different losing contest entry led to an invitation to present on a panel at the
Investigative Reporters and Editors organization's annual meeting. I believe my
unsuccessful applications to fellowship programs have helped me as well.
Putting ...

Author: Writers of SciLance

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9780738216577

Category: Reference

Page: 320

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Popular science writing has exploded in the past decade, both in print and online. Who better to guide writers striving to succeed in the profession than a group of award-winning independent journalists with a combined total of 225 years of experience? From Thomas Hayden’s chapter on the perfect pitch to Emma Maris’s advice on book proposals to Mark Schrope’s essential information on contracts, the members of SciLance give writers of all experience levels the practical information they need to succeed, as either a staffer or a freelancer. Going beyond craft, The Science Writer’s Handbook also tackles issues such as creating productive office space, balancing work and family, and finding lasting career satisfaction. It is the ultimate guide for anyone looking to prosper as a science writer in the new era of publishing.

A Field Guide for Science Writers

In addition, the guide offers practical tips on science writing — from investigative
reporting to pitching ideas to magazine editors. Finally, a comprehensive
appendix offers a goldmine of resources. If you want to be a science writer, this
book will ...

Author: Deborah Blum

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 0195124944

Category: Science

Page: 287

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This authoritative handbook gathers together insights and tips, personal stories and lessons of some of America's best-known science writers, men and women who work for "The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Chicago Tribune, The San Francisco Examiner, Time, ", National Public Radio, and other eminent news outlets. Filled with wonderful anecdotes and down-to-earth, practical information, it is both illuminating and a pleasure to read.

Telling Science Stories

Gross, L. (2018) The Science Writers' Investigative Reporting Handbook: A
Beginner's Guide to Investigations, ... this stuff up: The complete guide to writing
creative nonfiction – from memoir to literary journalism and everything in between

Author: Martin W. Angler

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781351035088

Category: Social Science

Page: 262

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A practical manual for anyone who wants to turn scientific facts into gripping science stories, this book provides an overview of story elements and structure, guidance on where to locate them in scientific papers and a step-by-step guide to applying storytelling techniques to writing about science. In this book, Martin W. Angler outlines basic storytelling elements to show how and where fledgling science storytellers can find them in scientific output. Journalistic techniques like selection through news values and narrative interviews are covered in dedicated chapters. A variety of writing techniques and approaches are presented as a way of framing science stories in ways that are informative and compelling in different media – from short films to news articles. Practical examples, selected interviews and case studies complement each chapter, with exercises and experimentation suggestions included for deeper understanding. Review questions at the end of each chapter cement the newly gained knowledge to make sure readers absorb it, with links to articles and online tools inviting further reading. A valuable resource for students of journalism and science communication as well as professional journalists, scientists and scientists-in-training who want to engage with the public or simply improve their journal papers. This book is a one-stop shop on science storytelling with a clear focus on providing practical techniques and advice on how to thrive as science writers and communicate science in all of its complexity.

Aspen Handbook on the Media

sive programs in reporting and writing , editing , and other fundamentals during
the fall term . ... Visiting journalists from other countries studied such matters as
techniques of investigative reporting , science writing in magazine journalism ,
and ...

Author: William L. Rivers

Publisher: New York : Praeger

ISBN: UOM:39015066371561

Category: Mass media

Page: 438

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Journalism Mass Communication Directory

Center for Investigative Reporting reporting , and of bettering relationships
between the media and the scientific ... Programs include seminars , training
programs , fellowships , and the publication , A Guide to Careers in Science
Writing .



ISBN: UOM:39015066320188

Category: Journalism


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Associated Press Reporting Handbook

... have to get in food for the bureau staff and find accommodations for the field
people , ” says Garties , the assistant bureau chief . Fordahl , the science writer ,
eventually became the main reporter on the technical aspects of the investigation

Author: Jerry Schwartz

Publisher: McGraw-Hill

ISBN: UCSC:32106017964575

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 219

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Presents detailed advice from seasoned reporters on several aspects of the job, including finding ideas; writing; sit-down interviews; working overseas; narrative reconstructions; and covering the courts, science and medicine, television, and politics; and presents three cases of investigative reporting.

The Internet Handbook for Writers Researchers and Journalists

Includes its own listservs, plus links to journalism-related sites, including
Canadian freedom-of-information resources. Investigative Reporters
and Editors Inc. This grassroots, non-profit organization was formed to help
journalists ...

Author: Mary McGuire


ISBN: 1552440168

Category: Authorship

Page: 276

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This guide helps computer users to take advantage of the Internet and World Wide Web. This edition provides a basic introduction to the Internet and describes specialized resources and tools for writers, researchers, journalists and students.

Resources in Education

Investigative Reporting ED 161 911 // ED 160 763 Investigative and In - Depth
Reporting . ... ED 161 91071 ED 161 508 Australian Item Bank Program : Science
Item Handbook on the Organization and Administra Magazine Writing Today .



ISBN: UOM:39015023476495

Category: Education


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Official Gazette

Economics and Business in the Philippines : A Resource Book for Community
Journalists . ... Course Name Science Reporting Course Description Principles
and techniques of writing news and interpretative reports on scientific
developments for the mass media . ... urban sprawi , logging ) • The straight news
story The environmental news feature • Investigating environment issues
Suggested textbooks ...

Author: Philippines


ISBN: WISC:89119240992

Category: Law


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Christian Science Monitor. ... 1978) FORMERLY Book ed., U.S. News & World
Report Books; contrib. ed., Washingtonian; writer/consultant, Time/Life Books
PRESENTLY ... St. Louis, MO 63130 SPECIALTIES Science, women, national/
intemational affairs EXPERTISE Investigative reporting, feature writing



ISBN: STANFORD:36105021595538

Category: Authors, American


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L. S. V. Judson and A. T. Weaver , in Voice science ( 2d ed . , CHOICE , June
1966 ) , take a broader approach with greater concern for the vocal correlates of
the physiology . ... C.I.P. Another entry in the growing field of books on
investigative journalism , this book is an endless account of the work of countless
... SOUTHER , James W. Technical report writing , by James W. Souther and
Myron L. White .



ISBN: UCSC:32106020976467

Category: Academic libraries


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The Aerospace Careers Handbook

To earn a living as an aviation / space writer for the general media , you do not
need a science degree . Aerospace and cosmology is news that can be reported
by science writers with investigative journalism backgrounds and liberal arts ...

Author: Anne Cardoza

Publisher: Arco

ISBN: UOM:39015021689420

Category: Aeronautics

Page: 155

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Reporting in Depth

Downie , Jr . , Leonard , The New Muckrakers : An Inside Look at America ' s
Investigative Reporters . Washington : New ... Ten writers ' ways to identify and
report public issues pertaining to the environment , the economy , education ,
health and other areas . Hage , George ... Harry , M . , The Muckraker ' s Manual :
How to Do Your Own Investigative Reporting . ... Discussions by six scientists ,
professors and journalists on problems and pitfalls in using complex scientific
data . Horowitz ...

Author: Hiley H. Ward

Publisher: Mayfield Publishing Company

ISBN: UCSC:32106016182575

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 447

View: 161


Environmental Issues for the 90s

International Science Writers Association Address : c / o James Cornell ,
President Smithsonian Institution Astrophysical ... ( bimonthly ) Handbooks and
guides to investigative reporting Profile : A nonprofit educational organization
dedicated to ...

Author: Robert A. Logan


ISBN: IND:30000108974795

Category: Environmental sciences

Page: 315

View: 838


The Macmillan College Handbook

Another major step is the investigation, followed by the interpretation of the
results and subsequent reporting of the research ... Writing in the sciences Like
the humanities, the sciences value precision in the statement of ideas, exactness
in the ...

Author: Gerald Henry Levin

Publisher: Macmillan Coll Division

ISBN: 0023702311

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 890

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American Book Publishing Record

1 '073 students and faculty in U.S. science and engineering / Committee on the
Guide to Recruiting and Advancing Women ... 1946- 508.092 Writing naturally: a
memoir / William Sargent. ... the notch: using science to write about nature (1998 /
1999) — Crab wars: investigative reporting (2000 / 2001) — Vaccine chronicles:



ISBN: UOM:39015066180418

Category: American literature


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The Writing Process

A Concise Rhetoric, Reader, and Handbook John M. Lannon. □ the Internet and
World Wide Web □ an electronic ... Blum, Deborah. "Investigative Science
Journalism." Field Guide for Science Writers. Ed. Deborah Blum and Mary

Author: John M. Lannon

Publisher: Longman Publishing Group

ISBN: 0321133757

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 559

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This writing guide/reader/handbook demystifies writing by presenting the writing process as a series of critical thinking decisions about audience and purpose. Widely admired for its clear, readable style, "The Writing Process" focuses on writing as decision-making, with a wealth of student samples in various draft stages and a strong collection of professional readings-essays, fiction, poetry, memoirs, and cartoons-to illustrate writing strategies. Helps readers understand the writing process. Writing process, research process. Anyone who wants to learn to write well.

Encyclopedia of Associations V1 National Org 43 Pt1



ISBN: 0787682810

Category: American periodicals


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A guide to more than 22,000 national and international organizations, including: trade, business, and commercial; environmental and agricultural; legal, governmental, public administration, and military; engineering, technological, and natural and social sciences; educational; cultural; social welfare; health and medical; public affairs; fraternal, nationality, and ethnic; religious; veterans', hereditary, and patriotic; hobby and avocational; athletic and sports; labor unions, associations, and federations; chambers of commerce and trade and tourism; Greek letter and related organizations; and fan clubs.