At MIT, Medaglia is working with data scientists and programmers to connect the dots between government policies and their tangible effects in the environment, translating money and politics into carbon emissions and metrics that people can understand.
In 2008, John Fauber got the tip that would set his career in a new direction. He caught wind that academic physicians at the University of Wisconsin, Madison were allegedly consulting and speaking for drug companies. And he decided to take a closer look.
The 2018-19 Knight Science Journalism fellows arrived on campus last August with big ambitions, and now they’re leaving with even bigger accomplishments. During a three-day Showcase in May, the fellows’ drive, creativity, and journalistic talents were on full display. “I came here in search of the perfect empathy machine,” recalled Pakinam Amer, referring to a […]
“My fellowship looks at how our bodies yield to power but also resist the demands of our time, language, and culture,” said De Bode. “My journalism explores how we build community, and improve the worlds we live in.”
During her nine months as a KSJ fellow, Khan has been exploring ways to encourage literacy on basic scientific topics by harnessing people’s natural curiosity about the origins of life on Earth and the possibility of life on other planets.
For the past six years Bjerg has been doing digital journalism for TV 2, Denmark’s largest news broadcaster. Over the course of his fellowship at MIT, he has been investigating how developers and journalists can better collaborate.