Finding innovative ways of communicating science by embedding scientific concepts in children’s stories — and using multimedia tools to add an online dimension.
Winter’s love for meeting unusual people has driven many of her pieces, which sit at the middle of the Venn between science, business, and human ambition.
A data journalist’s job is to convert raw numbers and facts into stories told through graphs, charts, pictures, and diagrams. Equal parts science, art, and journalism, the process can seem obscure to anyone who has never done it. But Hatch says it is simply the application of basic journalism skills to numerical data.
During his nine-month fellowship, Masood intends to track down every living Harvard and MIT scientist persecuted under McCarthyism; many have never publicly told their stories.
In northern Nigeria, thousands have died in conflicts between farmers and livestock herders, “and it’s a crisis I felt I needed to do something about.”
She didn’t start out as a journalist. She has a doctorate in cancer genetics. So how did she come to write about grasslands in Tibet? It had to do with a newspaper and a former inmate.