Center for Health Journalism: How to use Twitter to find a treasure trove of real patient voices

Center for Health Journalism: How to use Twitter to find a treasure trove of real patient voices. “Thousands of patients spend time on Twitter talking about their cancer, or diabetes, or psoriasis, or almost any diagnosis you can imagine. As a reporter, you can find patients to interview while absorbing valuable background here. You can find an individual to be the face of your story, or sharpen your perspective on a chronic disease by reading about the experiences of dozens of patients living with it. These insights can change the questions you ask and the direction of your reporting.”

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