Patricia Thomas holds the Knight Chair in Health and Medical Journalism at the University of Georgia. She directs the master’s degree program in health and medical journalism, organizes professional workshops for journalists, and trains researchers to explain their work to general audiences. She freelances for print and web.
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Some scientists and other interviewees may not want to talk about controversial subjects; they may be wary of the media; or they’re just difficult to approach. This can be difficult if your source is a key character in a feature story. What can you do to break the ice?
While Cynthia Graber isn’t new to reporting on regenerative medicine, her interview with Tufts University biologist Michael Levin led to some unexpected stories. In research that recalls the toils of Dr. Frankenstein, Levin uses electricity […]