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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Michael Morisy, co-founder of Muckrock, a Cambridge-based nonprofit specializing in access to public records, will discuss everything from illuminating intelligence agencies to battling for public records act reform. Muckrock works with publications from Vice to Businessweek, seeking to pry information loose from reluctant government agencies. In this session, he will explore some key case studies in accessing public records, review successful techniques for acquiring information (and some less successful), offer a comparison of how to approach local, state, and federal…Find out more »
(Attendance for this session is limited to current KSJ Project Fellows.)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 »
MacKenzie Brady-Watson, of the Stuart Krichevsky Literary Agency and a former research scientist, is a literary agent focusing on adult narrative non-fiction and select Young Adult fiction. She has a great passion for science books. Watson began her publishing career as an intern at Fine Print Literary Management and Farrar, Straus & Giroux. She was an agent with Charlotte Sheedy Literary Agency and New Leaf Literary & Media before joining SKLA in 2016. In her seminar, she’ll answer all your…Find out more »
Aaron Scott, producer and host of Oregon Public Broadcasting's "Timber Wars" podcast, takes guests behind the scenes of the Victor K. McElheny Award-winning series. https://www.opb.org/show/timberwars (Attendance for this seminar is limited to current KSJ Project Fellows.)Find out more »