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Joining the Conversation: Newspaper Journalists' Views on Working with Researchers

A new report examines relationships between media and researchers and concludes:

* The media can be powerful forces for helping get research used.
* The journalist-researcher relationship is critical to using the media to promote more evidence-based dialogue among policy makers and the public.
* Researchers should treat journalists as knowledge brokers in health policy-making because they bring public attention to issues policy makers are grappling with.

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