Over the next 30 years, the reporter and filmmaker will document environmental change as it unfolds in communities at the forefront of the climate crisis.
Fiscutean, a science and technology writer, is drawn to stories about people “building things out of thin air.” The best stories, she says, are not about “a person that has everything and creates everything, but [about] a person who has nothing, and manages to do something.”
“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.