In a Q&A with the Knight Science Journalism Program, Valeria Román speaks about the experience of doing journalism in a new medium, the challenges of getting a national radio show off the ground, and her approach to finding fresh story angles on a crowded Covid-19 beat.
A recurring roundup of news about former Knight Science Journalism Fellows, featuring Federico Kukso’s compendium of what the fellows have been writing.
From offering early advice on prepping for the pandemic to analyzing formative disasters in humanity’s more distant past, Newitz, an opinion contributor for The New York Times, has sought to help readers feel more prepared and empowered.
In light of concerns related to the Covid-19 pandemic, the program will defer its academic fellowships to 2021-22, awarding up to 20 project fellowships in the interim.
In the effort to contain COVID-19, science journalists around the world are stepping up to do their part. As some journalists grapple with the science behind virology and epidemiology studies, others are telling the stories of lives affected by the virus. In the process, they are exploring ways in which the unfolding pandemic is changing […]
As the world combats the spread of Covid-19, science journalism’s role in maintaining a safe, well-informed public has never been more vital. A number of organizations around the world have responded by announcing grants to support independent journalists and newsrooms in their efforts to cover the pandemic and its social impacts. There are grants for […]