KSJ Project Fellow Peter Andrey Smith scrutinized the use of dogs as “sniff” witnesses — and found it was clouded by cultural assumptions and biases.
A recurring roundup of news about former Knight Science Journalism Fellows, featuring Federico Kukso’s compendium of what the fellows have been writing.
Entries from The Boston Globe, Detroit Free Press, The Arizona Republic, and Boston’s WBUR also earned recognition.
While researching the origin and evolution of corn, Lourdes Medrano discovered a powerful story of dedication and self-sacrifice.
As Covid-19 raged, Amy Maxmen took the long view, speaking to historians, political scientists, and public health experts about the roots of epidemics.
The former KSJ fellow talks about the origins of his debut book, and the extensive reporting process that brought it to life.