On the Water at the BP Oil Leak
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On the Water at the BP Oil Leak

Posted by on Monday, August 30 2010

Switzer Fellow Amanda Martinez is a journalist, an intern at NPR and a science writing masters student at MIT. When she was offered the chance to join a team of scientists in the Gulf of Mexico, she used some of her Switzer funding to test and expand her new skills. Amanda shares steps that scientists can take to help journalists successfully tell the story of their research.

 
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Listen to our Switzer Network News interview with Switzer Fellow Amanda Martinez

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