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Tipsheet: Pursuing investigative stories as a science writer


This tipsheet, from a session at the ScienceWriters 2023 meeting, shares tips and resources for pursuing investigative stories on science topics. The session featured several esteemed investigative reporters talking about how they produced notable stories. The panelists discussed finding story ideas, filing public records requests, working with scientific research, considering libel risk, and more.


Betsy Ladyzhets, Priyanka Runwal


October 9, 2023