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20th Annual Science Immersion Workshop for Journalists

2018 Annual Workshop | 2018 Workshop Fellows | Past Workshop Programs | Alumni   The University of Rhode Island’s Metcalf Institute for Marine & Environmental Reporting has awarded fellowships to ten journalists to attend Metcalf’s 20th Annual Science Immersion Workshop for Journalists. The fellows represent news organizations with regional to international audiences, including the Los Angeles… [ Continue Reading ]

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Surveys Highlight Need for Science Training for Journalists

Two recent surveys conducted by the Center for Climate Change Communication at George Mason University reveal interesting findings about the need for science training among journalists. The results underscore the importance of Metcalf Institute’s work to foster informed conversations about the environment through nationwide training for journalists, especially related to climate change. The surveys, conducted… [ Continue Reading ]

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Resources for Journalists and Scientists

      You’re a reporter covering the latest wildfire, oil spill, or zoning meeting and you’re seeking a better understanding of the science underlying the story your writing.  But it’s crunch time, and you need the information right away. Or maybe you’re a scientist preparing for a presentation, and you need quick access to… [ Continue Reading ]