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.
Over the past two months, dozens of former Knight Science Journalism fellows have filed smart and impactful stories about the coronavirus pandemic. They’ve covered the crisis from every angle, and from every corner of the world.
Judges lauded “Ahead of the Fire” for its rigorous reporting, compelling storytelling, and inventive data journalism. “They pushed the envelope,” said one panel member. “It took what was not only an Arizona issue and a California issue and explained why it was relevant to everyone in the country.”
Former fellows Pakinam Amer, Magnus Bjerg, and Jeff DelViscio were part of a team that used artificial intelligence to conjure a tragic alternate history of the Apollo 11 moon mission.
If you are transgender in Latin America, you can expect to live only about half as long as your cisgender peers. That’s just one of the statling statistics reported in “Transgender in Latin America: Unfolded from Otherness,” an international reporting project published this month by Tangible and the Spanish-language newspaper El Universal.