Using Social Media to Source and Spread Science Journalism

Event Date: 
August 26, 2021

Develop your science editing skills through this companion webinar series to the science editing handbook. Each event features several leading science journalists who will dive deep into topics including source diversity and development, covering health issues and handling controversial topics. This six-webinar series will empower you with the insights, knowledge, tips and resources all editors need to meet the highest standards of science journalism. This project was made possible thanks to support from the Kavli Foundation and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute’s Department of Science Education.

Why Attend?

  • Develop your skills as an editor of science journalism through these topical webinars, which will provide advice and tips on how to meet the challenges you face
  • Develop best practices in science reporting and editing
  • Spot faulty reporting or flawed science
  • Help your reporters tell compelling science stories

See schedule here.

Fifth webinar: Using Social Media to Source and Spread Science Journalism

Like it or not, social media has a role to play in how people get their news and in what news people talk about. Learn how to mine social media for ideas and then use the platforms to promote your stories and engage readers.


  • Chaseedaw Giles
  • Katie Fleeman 
  • Sukee Bennett

When: Thursday, August 26, 2021, 1-2:30pm ET

It's free! Register here.

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