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
- A Field Guide for Science Writers: The Official Guide of the National Association of Science Writers, 2nd Edition, edited by Deborah Blum, Mary Knudson, and Robin Marantz Henig. 2005.
- The Craft of Science Writing: Selections From the Open Notebook, edited by Siri Carpenter. 2020.
- The Open Notebook
- Help a Reporter Out
- Diverse Sources Database
- 500 Women Scientists
- EurekAlert Expert Search
- Predatory Journals
- ProPublica: Dollars for Docs
- “The Difficulty of Finding Impartial Sources in Science,” by Robert Lee Hotz, Nieman Reports, 2002.
- “Is There Anybody Out There? Sourcing News Stories,” by Geoffrey Giller, The Open Notebook.
- “I Analyzed a Year of My Reporting for Gender Bias (Again),” by Adrienne LaFrance, The Atlantic, February 2016.
- “I Spent Two Years Trying to Fix the Gender Imbalance in My Stories,” by Ed Yong, The Atlantic. February 2018.
- “How the Toronto Star massively botched a story about the HPV vaccine — and corrected the record,” by Julia Belluz, Vox, February 2015.
- “Facts vs. Opinions: Beware of false balance in your reporting,” by Tara Haelle, Association of Health Care Journalists, January 2016.
- “Avoiding False Balance: Vaccines in the Media,” Voices for Vaccines, February 2015.