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Communications expert advises how science should respond to fake news

February 18, 2017

The rise of fake news has dominated the world of politics recently, but fake news is not at all new in the world of science, says life sciences communication Professor Dominique Brossard.

Science journalist Nadia Drake is UW–Madison writer in residence

September 29, 2016

Drake’s work spans the sciences. She has written about subjects as diverse as giant spiders and human ancestry, although much of her work focuses on astronomy and space science.

Paper examines news coverage of Trump

September 19, 2016

With the presidential election less than two months away, it can be easy to forget that Donald Trump was once considered a long shot. Key…

Culver to lead Center for Journalism Ethics

May 6, 2016

“The industry faces many pressures, yet the journalism itself has never been stronger,” Culver says.

Well-traveled journalist to visit campus as Science Writer in Residence

April 14, 2016

Alexandra "Alex" Witze, a contributing correspondent for Nature and Science News magazines, will be on campus for a week beginning April 18.

Colleagues, students remember journalism professor Baughman

March 29, 2016

“He was his own man,” says friend and colleague Donald Downs. “Isn’t that what a college education is supposed to instill?”

Anthony Shadid Journalism Ethics Award goes to Associated Press team

March 24, 2016

The award from UW–Madison's Center for Journalism Ethics recognizes AP reporting that resulted in the freeing of 2,000 slave laborers in Southeast Asia.

BuzzFeed’s Dan Vergano to be spring Science Writer in Residence

March 26, 2015

Dan Vergano, a veteran science journalist with stints at USA Today, National Geographic and now, the digital news platform BuzzFeed, has been named UW–Madison Science Writer in Residence for Spring 2015.

Registration open for conference on ethics and sports journalism

March 25, 2015

Registration is now open for "Fair or Foul: Ethics and Sports Journalism," a public conference to be held April 10 at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.

Noted journalist and author to talk about power of investigative reporting

October 8, 2014

When those in power lie, the public is often in the dark until it’s too late to do anything about it, says a leading American investigative journalist.

PR exec Farrell to speak on industry trends

April 14, 2014

School of Journalism and Mass Communication alumnus Scott Farrell will be on campus Tuesday, April 22, to speak on the emerging global trends happening in the current PR industry and how students and new graduates interested in the field can adapt and thrive in this new era.