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Tools & Useful Links
For the MediaArticles for Media
- Guidelines for Science & Health Reporting
- How science works – The peer review process
- How science works: What is the scientific method?
- How to read health news
- PM's Chief Science Advisor
- Research blogging
- Sciblogs NZ
- SMC Desktop Guide for Covering Science
- SMC Infographics
For ScientistsArticles for Scientists
- Communicating Risk in a Soundbite
- Communicating uncertainty in a soundbite
- Helpful hints for scientists
- Royal Society (UK) media tips
- Science Debate 2008
- Science Media SAVVY
- SMC Prospectus
- Tips for Working with the Media
- Union of Concerned Scientists
- Who’s reporting science-related issues in New Zealand?
- Yale forum on Climate Change and the Media