Online Program

Public health and journalism

Monday, November 4, 2013 : 11:10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Lara Salahi,, Waltham, MA
The presentation will use examples to show what components are needed to tell a compelling public health story online that reaches a wide audience. The presentation will also help answer how public health professionals can help in the storytelling process.

Learning Areas:

Communication and informatics

Learning Objectives:
Explain what makes a good health story in the digital space. Discuss the role of social media in health journalism. List ways public health organizations can help digital journalists share relevant information to consumers.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am a career journalist with experience in public health journalism and digital media. I have collaborated with numerous public health organizations for journalism piece regarding public health issues.
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.