PEP Director Amy Schalet conducts webinar "Helping Journalists Interpret and Use Your Research" for ASA Section on Children and Youth

Amy Schalet

On December 6th, PEP Director Amy Schalet conducted a public engagement webinar for the American Sociological Association's Section on Children and Youth. The webinar, available here presents highlights from her chapter: “The Media: Helping Journalists Interpret and Use your Research,” recently published in Making Research Matter: A Psychologist’s Guide to Public Engagement, edited by PEP Steering Committee Member, Linda Tropp. Within, Schalet discusses some of the “rules of the game” of interacting with the media, providing tips on preparing for and conducting an effective media interview, and discussing differences between writing for academics and popular audiences.