Communication Blog

Science Talk Part 2: Science Storytelling Tips from Experts

August 15, 2019
Scientists tend to go for the detail, not the narrative. Hear from science storytelling experts about how they construct a narrative.

Science Talk Part 1: Struggles of Scientific Storytelling

August 12, 2019
Science is not for everyone. Or is it? Learn tips about helping scientists tell their stories in Science Talk.

How Journalists Use Academic Research

August 2, 2019
Survey results show journalists use academic research.

The State of Journalism Today

July 8, 2019
What is the state of journalism in 2019? Muck Rack is out with its annual report, which sheds light on how journalists operate today.

Become a pro at audience Q&A: Benefits and timing

June 26, 2019
From seeing if your messages stuck to learning what your audience needs to know more about, there are multiple benefits to doing an audience Q&A.

Professional Organizations

June 18, 2019
Connect and learn from others in your industry.

Engaging Millennials in Science Media: The Struggle

June 10, 2019
External communication with the younger generation about science.

Perception vs. reality: newspaper paywalls and online news

June 4, 2019
A new study by the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism suggests your perception of paywalls likely differs from reality after you take a closer look.

Where in Minnesota can we best tell our stories?

Help University Relations connects with reporters in Greater Minnesota
May 24, 2019
University Relations has doubled down on its media outreach in Greater Minnesota over the last year.

Comms planning this summer? Think external communications.

May 20, 2019
As you use this summer to plan out your communications for the next year, be sure to keep in mind opportunities to share your unit’s story or expertise with the media.


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