Patricia Thomas

About Patricia Thomas

Patricia Thomas is the Knight Chair in Health and Medical Journalism at Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Georgia.

Interaction of Journalists and Sources

By , and Avian Flu, A Pandemic & the Role of Journalists: Excerpts From a Conference March 15, 2007

What transpired between journalists and sources during past disasters and crises—such as the 2001 anthrax attacks—can illuminate challenges confronting the press as it seeks reliable information from experts. Some lessons are shared by a journalist who retraced what happened and points to what can be learned from what didn't work well before. Read more