In this guide, freelance journalists can find tips, useful links and sources, expert databases, and tools to step up their stories about the ongoing vaccination campaigns and public debate.
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- Find the right sources and story angles: Dealing with anti-vaccination views, responsible sourcing of images, talk to a range of sources, expert databases and sourcebook
- Understand how to deal with vaccines data: Understand the context of data, trial sizes and consult experts.
- Create successful stories on vaccines that engage your audience: Words and stories matter, understand your audience and the emotive side of vaccines, story development ideas.
- Understand the vaccine development and trial processes: Reporting on vaccine trial results, understand the different stages of the development process, reporting side effects.Download
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