✍️Science Writing News Roundup #59 (August 29, 2021)
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Q&A: COVID-19 impact on science journalism will have lasting effects. Deborah Blum, director of the Knight Science Journalism (KSJ) Program at MIT, will deliver a keynote address on “12 Lessons for Science Journalists from the Pandemic” at the Science Journalism Forum on September 1st.
In climate coverage, reporting the grim facts, but also the fight: A Times journalist distills the recent U.N. report and talks about how he treats a beat that can get more than a little gloomy.
Reporting on the climate crisis: ‘For years it was seen as a far-off problem’. Fiona Harvey, the Guardian's environment correspondent, talks to her predecessor about how global heating went from a ‘slow burn’ to the biggest story of all.
Call for proposals: The World Federation of Science Journalists is inviting you to offer your ideas for their upcoming international conference, which has adopted the theme “Science Journalists Reboot”.
UN organizes journalism competition. Journalists worldwide who cover the United Nations, including its agencies and field operations, are eligible for awards.
ComSciCon-SciWri 2021 @ComSciConSciWriThe deadline for #SciWri21 has been extended until September 5 (11:59ET). Apply here: https://t.co/x9oy80nfgl In line with @ScienceWriting we are moving to a completely virtual format. Keep an eye on this feed and our website for updates and changes to the program. #scicomm https://t.co/SB0nGYcFah
The STEAM Team presents Katherine Wu - Science Writer for The Atlantic. Considering a career in science communications or reporting? Want to improve your science communications skills? Interested in what happens behind the scenes at The Atlantic?
Science after noon: science journalism - how young people can make their voices heard. How can young people get started in science journalism?
Hurricanes: climate connections and community impacts. Evidence continues to mount that human-caused climate change is causing hurricanes to grow stronger and more destructive. SciLine’s latest media briefing covered the state of hurricane “attribution” science.
Climate Crisis Advisory Group Meeting: 26th August 2021. CCAG is a new advisory group to help inform the public, governments and financial institutions providing them with the most comprehensive science, and more crucially, guiding them towards action for climate repair. Read their latest report: The Final Warning Bell.
Data Visualization For Storytellers | Online (August 30, 2021)
Science Journalism Forum (August 30 - September 2, 2021)
Why does Africa need climate journalism? (August 31, 2021)
Briefing on the IPCC’s 6th Assessment Report (September 1, 2021)
Wildfires: Climate connections & community impacts (September 1, 2021)
Skype a Scientist presents Science Journalism with Vicky Stein (September 7, 2021)
How To Find And Write Your Best Science Story (September 14, 2021)
Science Policy Internship, DORA, Remote
Intern, Writer, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Science Communication Fellowship, UW College of the Environment, Seattle, WA
Intern, Fix, Grist, Remote
Science Communication Internship, The Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography, Remote
Science Writer, The Global Alliance for Genomics and Health, The Broad Institute, Cambridge, MA
Staff Writer, Math, Quanta Magazine, New York City, NY
Staff Writer, Computer Science, Quanta Magazine, New York City, NY
Staff Writer, Physics, Quanta Magazine, New York City, NY
Health & Science Reporter, WNYC, New York City, NY
Reporter, The New York Times, NY
Reporter (Georgia - based), Grist, GA
Web Producer, Climate Change, The Boston Globe, Boston, MA
Scientific and Brand Storyteller (Creative and Scientific Communicator) II, Novavax, Gaithersburg, MD
Science Lesson Writer (Contract), Study.com, Remote
Science Communications Officer, Worldwide Cancer Research, Edinburgh, UK
Science Communicator and Outreach Manager, Revive & Restore, Remote, US-based
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