Press

From the Executive Office

With Executive Officer Kevin Marvel on sabbatical, other managers on the AAS staff are taking turns writing this column. In this installment Rick Fienberg, AAS Press Officer, describes how he organizes news briefings at...

What Makes an Astronomy Story Newsworthy?

5 Sep 2012

Former AAS Press Officer Steve Maran once said, “News is what reporters want to cover, not necessarily what organizations, agencies, and institutions want to publicize.” In other words newsworthiness, like beauty, is in...