234267 Public health and journalism

Monday, November 8, 2010 : 11:10 AM - 11:30 AM

David Tuller, MPH , UC Berkeley School of Public Health/Graduate School of Journalism, Berkeley, CA
As journalist, educator and public health professional, this panelist will discuss the sometimes difficult relationship between journalists and the public health community, the role public health professionals can play in working with reporters, and how enormous changes in the news media present great opportunities for the dissemination of public health information.

Learning Areas:
Advocacy for health and health education

Learning Objectives:
Explain the value of generating news media coverage of public health. Describe the relationship between journalist and public health professional. Explain why changes in the media present opportunities for public health. Outline ways in which journalists and public health professionals can cooperate

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am trained in both journalism and public health, and I oversee the joint journalism and public health program at UC Berkeley.
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.