Reporters from the Charleston Post and Courier, the Seattle Times, and the Tampa Bay Times are among the honorees of the inaugural Victor K. McElheny Award for local and regional science journalism, presented by MIT’s Knight Science Journalism Program.
The death this week of Calestous Juma, a professor of the practice of international development at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government, was marked by testaments to his boundless generosity. That extended to journalists like me.
Robert McClure, a 2016-17 KSJ fellow, is named an Alumnus of Distinction by the U. of Florida journalism school — one of only 148, out of 31,000 graduates, in its half-century history.
In a seminar for Knight Science Journalists at MIT, the author talks about the battles between scientists and advocates, and warns that investigative journalism is in disarray across the U.S.