Environmental journalist and author Ben Goldfarb will meet with university students, faculty and staff to share his reporting experience as part of UW–Madison’s Sharon Dunwoody Science Journalist in Residence program.
Last week, in addition to visiting students in classrooms and sharing their passion for writing about creatures in a public panel, science journalist Sabrina Imbler visited several labs across UW–Madison to meet researchers and critters alike.
After going online during the height of the pandemic, UW's Journalist in Residence series returned in-person this semester with visits from five experts in broadcast, podcast and print reporting across topics of science, politics and culture.
Rund Abdelfatah and Ramtin Arablouei of "Throughline" will meet with university students, faculty and staff to share their experiences and expertise.
FiveThirtyEight founder Nate Silver discussed the promise and pitfalls of polling data days ahead of the midterm elections.
Journalist, science historian and Radiolab co-host Latif Nasser will visit UW classrooms and speak about compelling science storytelling on as part of his tenure as UW–Madison Science Journalist in Residence.
“What we’d hope is that you could counter uncertainty by learning more about the world ... (but) that wasn’t the case with COVID-19," says researcher Markus Brauer. "Higher media consumption — seeking out the news — was associated with more emotional distress.”
Chen, whose work spans public health, the pharmaceutical industry, hospitals and regulators, has spent much of the last 20 months covering the coronavirus pandemic for the investigative journalism newsroom ProPublica.
Topics of this semester’s talks range from the evolution of local news coverage to the role of media in the climate change debate.
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.
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.
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.
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.