The Class of 2017-18. Front row: Director Deborah Blum, Teresa Carr, Jane Qiu, Sujata Gupta, Caty Enders. Back row: Mićo Tatalović, Rowan Jacobsen, Ehsan Masood, Kolawole Talabi, Program Administrator Bettina Urcuioli, Joshua Hatch. The 2017-18 KSJ fellows saved their best for last. Their farewell month in Cambridge ended on May 25 with a graduation […]
The 2017-18 Knight Science Journalism fellow, an editor at New Scientist in the U.K., wins a Logan fellowship to study at the Marine Biological Laboratory — a place of “amazing research.”
The Knight Science Journalism program at MIT, an internationally renowned mid-career fellowship program, is proud to announce that ten elite science journalists from four countries will make up its Class of 2018-19. Each year the KSJ program, which celebrates its 35th anniversary this year, brings journalists to Cambridge for a ten-month fellowship that allows […]
A data journalist’s job is to convert raw numbers and facts into stories told through graphs, charts, pictures, and diagrams. Equal parts science, art, and journalism, the process can seem obscure to anyone who has never done it. But Hatch says it is simply the application of basic journalism skills to numerical data.
“The IAP sessions seemed like a great opportunity to give back to the MIT community. which has welcomed us here so openheartedly, and I was glad to see so many people sign up and attend.”
During his nine-month fellowship, Masood intends to track down every living Harvard and MIT scientist persecuted under McCarthyism; many have never publicly told their stories.