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Academic Researchers as Journalists - New Voices

The Conversation US provides academic researchers, a new channel to share their knowledge directly with readers. Whether liberal, conservative or agnostic, scholars can now contribute to the national debate and narrative using an unbiased platform - and reach far beyond the classroom or traditional academic journals. Collaborating with The Conversation's journalist editors, researchers can inform the public with evidence-based content distributed widely through the AP or other media outlets.

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Learning Objectives

  1. Explore the potential for content based upon academic expertise to change the media landscape.
  2. Identify how higher education can benefit from researchers collaborating with journalists to inform the general public.
  3. Understand how researchers doing journalism can change the way academics think about the potential impact of their research.



Bruce Wilson, Exec Dir & Co-CEO, The Conversation US

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