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#Podcast: Examining data-driven health reporting

February 15th, 2013 | No Comments | Posted by in Data, Podcast
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This podcast looks at how health data can be a source of stories.

We hear how journalists are using information obtained under the Freedom of Information Act, scientific reports and open data as sources.

Journalism.co.uk technology editor Sarah Marshall speaks to:

You can hear future podcasts by signing up to the Journalism.co.uk iTunes podcast feed.

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#Tip of the day from Journalism.co.uk – dealing with medical research embargoes

October 25th, 2010 | No Comments | Posted by in Top tips for journalists

Health journalism: A useful guide from Ivan Oransky, executive editor of Reuters Health, for dealing with embargoed medical research. Tipster: Laura Oliver.

To submit a tip to Journalism.co.uk, use this link – we will pay a fiver for the best ones published.

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#Tip of the day from Journalism.co.uk – breaking into health and science journalism

March 18th, 2010 | No Comments | Posted by in Top tips for journalists, Training

Specialist journalism: Look to break into health or science journalism, Kim Rutter offers her advice on how to get a head start in these areas in this ‘how to’ guide. Tipster: Laura Oliver.

To submit a tip to Journalism.co.uk, use this link – we will pay a fiver for the best ones published.

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Birmingham Post: Coventry University launches health journalism course

September 7th, 2009 | 1 Comment | Posted by in Editors' pick, Training

Coventry University has launched a postgraduate course in health journalism. The university believes it is the first of its kind in Europe and hopes the new MA will address the ‘massive gap’ in training of specialist journalists in this area.

Full story at this link…

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HSJ: A Yahoo pipe for health-related news

September 4th, 2009 | 2 Comments | Posted by in Editors' pick, Handy tools and technology

Health Service Journal’s acute care correspondent, Dave West, has created a tool for searching through the BBC’s Today programme for health-related content.

Built using Yahoo Pipes, West is encouraging others to open up the pipe and help make it more efficient.

Full post at this link…

(Found via Martin Stabe’s blog)

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