Viewing: Additional Reading and Resources
- How Science Works
- Sources and Experts: Where to Find Them and How to Vet Them
- Making Sense of Science Stats
- Editing for Story
- Editing Controversial Science
- Holding Science to Account
- Covering Health Care
- Climate and the Environment
- Fact-Checking Science Journalism: How to Make Sure Your Stories Are True
Illustrating Complex Science Stories
- The Role of Visuals in Science Journalism
- The Process of Building Science-Centric Graphics
- Strategies for Using Visuals to Put Breaking Science in Context
- Special Considerations for Data Visualization
- Uncertainty and Misinformation
- Editorial Illustration, Photography, and Moving Images
- Additional Reading and Resources
- About the Author
- Social Media and Reader Engagement
- Popular Science
- Op-Eds and Essays
- About This Handbook
Additional Reading and Resources
Understanding Structural Inequity
- “FDA Analysis of Racial Demographics in Multiple Myeloma Trials,” V. Bhatnagar, N. Gormley, D. Khazanjian, Blood, 2017.
- “An Early Look at the Potential Implications of the COVID-19 Pandemic for Health Insurance Coverage,” S. Collins, M. Gunja, G. Aboulafia, et al., Commonwealth Fund, 2020.
- “Bad Medicine: The Harm That Comes From Racism,” Austin Frakt, The New York Times, 2020.
- “Inequality in Corresponding Authors Means Reporters Need to Balance the Scales,” Tara Haelle, Association of Health Care Journalists’ Center for Excellence in Health Care Journalism, 2019.
- “Why Are Health Studies So White?,” Natalie Jacewicz, The Atlantic, 2016.
- “Racial Disparities in the Prevalence of Monoclonal Gammopathies,” O. Landgren, B. Graubard, J. Katzmann, et al., Leukemia, 2014.
- “From “Sick Care” to Health Care: Reengineering Prevention into the U.S. System,” F. Marvasti, R. Stafford, The New England Journal of Medicine, 2015.
- “When a Co-Pay Gets in the Way of Health,” Sendhil Mullainathan, The New York Times, 2013.
- Unequal Treatment: Confronting Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health Care, B. Smedley, A. Stith, A. Nelson, National Academies Press, 2003.
- “Novel Genetic Risk Factors for Asthma in African American Children: Precision Medicine and the SAGE II Study,” M. White, O. Risse-Adams, P. Goddard, Immunogenetics, 2016.
Covering Health Research
- “The One Chart You Need to Understand Any Health Study,” J. Belluz, S. Hoffman, Vox, 2015.
- “Sticking with the truth: How ‘Balanced’ Coverage Helped Sustain the Bogus Claim that Childhood Vaccines Can Cause Autism,” Curtis Brainard, Columbia Journalism Review, 2013.
- “Glossary of Common Terms: NIH Clinical Research Trials and You,” National Institutes of Health, 2016.
- “Worried About That New Medical Study? Read This First,” Amitha Kalaichandran, The New York Times, 2020.
- “A Stanford Professor’s Wife Recruited People For His Coronavirus Study By Claiming It Would Reveal If They Could ‘Return To Work Without Fear,'” Stephanie Lee, BuzzFeed, 2020.
- “List of Industry-Independent Experts for Journalists,” Health News Review, 2017.
- “Tricks of the Trade: Finding Nuggets In the River of Medical Studies,” Lauran Neergaard, University of Southern California’s Annenberg Center for Health Journalism.
- “First, do no harm,” Robert H. Shmerling , Harvard Health Blog, 2015.
- “Tips for analyzing studies, medical evidence, and health care claims,” Health News Review, 2016.
- “Peer Review: The Nuts and Bolts,” Julia Wilson, Sense About Science, 2012.
Covering Stigmatized Subjects
- “11 Resources for Responsibly Reporting on Rape,” Kristen Hare, Poynter, 2014.
- “Disability Language Style Guide,” Amy Silverman, National Center on Disability and Journalism, 2018.
- Getting to the Truth When Covering Measles Outbreak,” Bara Vaida, Association of Health Care Journalists‘ Center for Excellence in Health Care Journalism, 2019.
- “Needles, screams and vials — those vaccination photos,” Lauren Whaley, University of Southern California Annenberg Center for Health Journalism, 2015.