Portland-State-University 2021-2022 Bulletin

ESM 557 Science, Media and the Public: Working with the Media to Create Effective Scientific Messages

Scientists need to explain their studies to the public through mass media. Topics include; audience, different media, the reporters’ process, editor's view of science stories, and how inaccuracies get perpetuated. Students will evaluate a wide variety of mass media materials, interview practice, and guests' description of various media. This is the same course as ESR 657 and may be taken only once for credit.



Cross Listed Courses

ESR 657
  • Up one level
  • 500