Contextualizing public health data at Vox
Dr. Keren Landman discusses science literacy, dataset red flags and general tips for science communication.
Research suggests media should stay away from ‘elite’ sources when discussing COVID-19
Missouri School of Journalism assistant professor Monique Luisi has some advice for local journalists delivering news about vaccines and public health guidelines: keep it local.
How to design your inclusive source diversity audit
Five months ago, Chalkbeat and the Reynolds Journalism Institute launched a project that will make it easier for newsrooms to track the diversity of their sources.
Answering reader questions builds trust and becomes the foundation of our community and newsletter
In the coming year, we hope to grow our efforts in multiple ways, specifically to reach new communities and publish in more languages. Two weeks ago we published our third reader generated story. Readers of our WhatsApp group were regularly reaching out to send us photos of housing court documents that they had received, which … Continued
Narrated article: Winter tips to stay safe and warm
This month for Innovation in Focus we tested various tools and platforms to provide narration for articles to make them more accessible. Listen to this article narrated: https://soundcloud.com/pili-swanson/narrated-article Here are some tips to staying healthy, safe and warm this winter season as the temperatures begin to drop. The CDC has COVID-19 tips for holiday gatherings, … Continued
Newsroom Notes: The more things change, the more they stay the same?
When it comes to the global pandemic we find ourselves in, are you tired of hearing the quote attributed to Winston Churchill? “Never waste a good crisis.”
Grant funding helps journalist tell stories about adverse childhood experiences and grow niche news
ACEs Connection Network is offshoot of Jane Stevens’ 2008-2009 RJI Fellowship One way to prevent childhood trauma and the adult social and health problems that often follow is to raise awareness. This mindset led health journalist Jane Stevens to create her own niche health news network. Story ideas began piling up faster than she could … Continued