“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.
As a Knight Science Journalism fellow at MIT, Bronshtein is studying the emerging yet underreported subject of decentralized technologies, which she thinks may one day revolutionize everything from medical records and financial systems to journalism.
Jeff DelViscio has big dreams for science communication. As a one-time climate researcher, now veteran science journalist and multimedia producer, he feels it is a critical time to find innovative ways to show how the world is changing — and to prepare people to adapt. That’s why he recently took leave from his role as director of multimedia at STAT to become a Knight Science Journalism fellow at MIT.
The fact that Cambridge is a hub for research, innovation, and policy is only part of what drew Elana Gordon to the Knight Science Journalism program. She also wanted to focus on how to be a more informed journalist, and to explore ways to unveil the stories behind science that don’t always get reported. Ultimately, for her, this year is about learning how to tell stories with creativity as well as nuance.