The Knight Science Journalism Program offers a variety of programming, including seminars featuring world-class scientists and storytellers, and workshops designed to help journalists hone their craft. Click on an event to learn more.
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Few science stories will command as much reader and viewer attention as global warming and the environment. Learn how to help readers understand the ways in which humanity plays a role not only in the problem, but also in the solution, and how your journalism can make a difference.Find out more »
A virtual workshop that will bring together journalists and editors to learn about fact-checking, with a focus on science journalism.Find out more »
Even before Covid, health stories are among the most-read science stories — and often, the easiest to get wrong. From studies to nutrition to vaccines, learn how to inoculate your health coverage from manipulation, misunderstanding or downright misinformation.Find out more »
There are some areas of science where the controversies are real and fierce — what was really the downfall of the dinosaurs? — and then there are scientific “controversies” ginned up for political or economic purposes. Learn how to tell the difference and how to responsibly convey that to your audience.Find out more »
Like it or not, social media has a role to play in how people get their news and in what news people talk about. Learn how to mine social media for ideas and then use the platforms to promote your stories and engage readers.Find out more »
The industry of science is built on basic principles of funding, research and publishing. Learn about these fundamentals, how they work, the way they shape science, and how to use this understanding to better inform the public.Find out more »