ECOSF participated in the Webinar on using Social Media to Source and Spread Science Journalism organized by KSJ - MIT

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The Knight Science Journalism Program at MIT hosted a webinar on “Using social media to source and spread Science Journalism” on August 26, 2021. This event was part of six-part webinar series from the Knight Science Journalism Program that aimed to empower science communicators, journalists and practitioners with insights, knowledge, tips, and resources needed to meet the highest standards of science journalism. On behalf of ECOSF, President ECOSF Prof. Dr. Manzoor Hussain Soomro participated in the webinar.

The webinar discussed the role of social media, and its effective use to promote science journalism and how people get their news and in what news people talk about. The event further sought to advance science journalism in the public interest by nurturing and enhancing the ability of journalists to effectively use the social media tool to promote science journalism and its intersection with human culture.

Following Speakers participated and contributed to the event:

  • Chaseedaw Giles, Social Media Editor, Kaiser Health News
  • Katie Fleeman?, Audience Engagement Editor, Knowable Magazine
  • Sukee Bennett, Senior Digital Editor, NOVA

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