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Spring Journalist in Residence series explores how media report on critical news stories

April 19, 2021

Topics of this semester’s talks range from the evolution of local news coverage to the role of media in the climate change debate.

Gimlet’s Kendra Pierre-Louis to visit virtually as Science Writer in Residence

October 20, 2020

As a climate reporter on the new podcast "How to Save a Planet," Pierre-Louis discusses everything from the surprising benefits of trees to why everyone needs a “go bag” — and friendly neighbors — in a disaster.

Journalist in Residence virtual talks highlight challenges of current news environment

September 28, 2020

CBS News correspondent Wesley Lowery, Kendra Pierre-Louis from Gimlet Media and Maggie Haberman of The New York Times will focus on the complexities reporters are facing in this unprecedented moment.

Pandemic spawns hope for faith in journalism

September 25, 2020

Conventional wisdom has written print journalism’s obituary many times, as revenues decline and outlets shut down. But there are signs of hope.

How should journalists cover coronavirus preprint studies?

May 11, 2020

Headlines that don’t stand up to scrutiny are among the perils of writing about scientific articles that have not yet undergone peer review by experts in the field, says emerita Professor Sharon Dunwoody.

Get tips on applying for science journalism fellowship Nov. 7

November 5, 2019

Learn about the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Mass Media Science & Engineering Fellowship. Three former fellows will share what it’s like to go from the lab to the newsroom and back and what careers the fellowship can lead to.

UW among recipients of grants from Evjue Foundation

June 5, 2019

The charitable arm of The Capital Times has announced that its directors have approved $1,812,000 in grants, including $370,500 to the UW for more than two dozen projects and programs during the coming year.

Science journalist Mandavilli is UW–Madison writer in residence

April 2, 2019

Apoorva Mandavilli, founding editor of an autism news site will be on campus visiting classes, working with students, faculty and staff, and getting reacquainted with UW–Madison, which is also her alma mater.

2019 Shadid award for journalism ethics goes to Miami Herald

March 21, 2019

The award, named for UW–Madison alumnus and Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Anthony Shadid,  honors the difficult ethical decisions journalists make when telling high-impact stories.

Bortin’s landmark in journalism saw Russia open up

January 8, 2019

UW–Madison alumna Meg Bortin went from being a non-journalism major to becoming a correspondent and editor at Reuters and the International Herald Tribune. In 1992, she helped found the first independent English language daily newspaper in Russia: The Moscow Times.

Panel discusses media after the midterms

November 9, 2018

Visiting journalist David Folkenflik was part of an expert panel Wednesday discussing this week's election.

Discussing science journalism in the era of fake news

October 25, 2018

Laura Helmuth, the fall 2018 UW–Madison Science Writer in Residence, had a lively discussion with other panelists about "Science Journalism in the Age of Fake News" Wednesday at Steenbock's on Orchard in the Discovery Building.