Although the vast majority of Americans are blithely unaware, the United States and its system of food production is irreversibly hitched to modern biotechnology. In short, most people unwittingly and regularly consume food that was produced through genetic engineering.
A new University of Wisconsin–Madison study shows that political news stories on local television news outlets in five Midwestern states comprised less than two minutes of a typical 30-minute broadcast during the first quarter of 2007.
Nancy Shute, a veteran science and medical reporter for U.S. News & World Report, has been named the spring Science Writer in Residence at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.
The future of news reporting against the backdrop of a changing media landscape will be examined by New York Times media columnist David Carr on Monday, April 16, at the University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Journalism and Mass Communication.
The achievements of five communications professionals will be marked at the University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Journalism and Mass Communications annual banquet on Friday, April 13.