Why HIV is always news
This series of factsheets, compiled by health writer Kerry Cullinan (health-e news), is an edited version of a paper she delivered at the University of the Witwatersrand's Narrative Journalism Conference, 13 June 2005.
Her insight into the application of narrative techniques to HIV reporting remains a useful and valuable resource for any health journalist.
Select from the drop-down menu on the right or click here to read about the changing health beat, the unique challenges in reporting HIV, the power of narrative journalism in telling stories about HIV and the opportunities for narrative reporting in covering HIV/AIDS. Also be sure to read about Kerry's personal experiences in reporting on HIV.