The Scientist and the Journalist


Barss, P. (2024). The Scientist and the Journalist. Perimeter Institute. https://pirsa.org/24050021


Barss, Patchen. The Scientist and the Journalist. Perimeter Institute, May. 09, 2024, https://pirsa.org/24050021


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            author = {Barss, Patchen},
            keywords = {Other},
            language = {en},
            title = {The Scientist and the Journalist},
            publisher = {Perimeter Institute},
            year = {2024},
            month = {may},
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Patchen Barss Freelance Writer

Talk Type Scientific Series


Presented as part of the SciComm Collider 2 workshop.
All PI Residents are invited. 


While scientists and journalists have many overlapping interests and skills, they often differ in their goals, resources, and expertise. This talk covers strategies, tips, and approaches researchers can use to make their interactions with writers and journalists rewarding and enjoyable. It will also cover ideas about pitching and writing for popular science and mainstream media publications. This session will be as interactive as possible, so feel free to bring your questions, concerns, and ideas.

Speaker Bio:
Patchen Barss is a Toronto-based science journalist and author. He has designed and run many workshops and training sessions for scientists and other researchers engaging in media relations and public engagement.


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