December 2013

Top 10 public health media bites of 2013

The way the media portray an issue influences how we think about and act on it. Throughout the year, advocates have used memorable media bites to help shape the news, challenge people to think about problems from a public health perspective, and come up with creative solutions. Here are 10 of our favorites.


7 things advocates should know when communicating about health equity

Making the case for a society that supports health for everyone is easier said than done, even for the most seasoned public health advocates. Here are some tips to help ensure that the messages we use strengthen, rather than stymie, our social change efforts. Read more >


Media advocacy strategy for soda tax measures: Preparing for tough questions

As more soda tax measures hit the ballot, the beverage industry has become increasingly fierce in fomenting opposition. How should advocates respond to questions about government intervention and other hot-button issues? Here are some sample Q&As that may help. Read more >


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